Monthly Archives: May 2011

Houston airports try high-tech surveillance to improve customer service

Do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched as you move around an airport? Most likely, you are. Now one airport system hopes to use surveillance …

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Campgrounds court new visitors with comfortable cabins, activities

These days, camping isn’t just pitching a tent in the wilderness on a long hike, or stopping at a campground far from home on a road trip.

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What’s new at Florida theme parks this summer

A theme park built with Lego bricks, a cheetah habitat and a new killer whale show are among the big new attractions.

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The situation? ‘Jersey Shore’ filming in Florence

Some in the city feared that “Florence’s identity would get watered down by the Guidos and Guidettes,” said the mayor.

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Houston Intercontinental is now United’s No. 1 hub

It may surprise many travelers to learn that, after 80 years of supreme reign, Chicago is no longer United Airlines’ biggest hub.

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2011-05-26 Yemen Travel Warning

Yemen Task Force AlertThe Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities and civil unrest. The Department urges U.S. citizens not to travel to Yemen. U.S. citizens currently in Yemen shoul… Continue reading

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ANA hopes its new airline will be a ‘peach’

We’ve had Jazz and Song and Ted, the so called low-cost or discount airline-within-an-airline idea, which came and went in the U.S. a while ago. …

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Airfare Expert: Fly and drive options to Yosemite

Getting stuck behind the wheel for days on end isn’t much of a vacation. Still, with airfares and gas prices so high this summer, some driving …

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Schedules expose many pilots to dangerous fatigue, errors

An average of 2,600 flights a day operate at times that make it difficult for pilots to get normal sleep.

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Robert E. Lee’s sword comes to Appomattox museum

The Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond is delivering one of its most-treasured pieces to Appomattox for a new museum that it’s building less …

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