TRAVEL

The unkindest cut of all for air travelers

Airline passengers are used to cost-cutting measures that result in fees and generally make travel more difficult. However, one way that airlines cut costs behind the scenes is by contracting out passenger service jobs and, at some airports, all their ground operations. These contract workers can be problematic; not in a good way.
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Who’s afraid of MERS?

When the CDC issued an alert on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection (MERS) late last week, it served to fuel the already rising tide of travel hysteria that tends to surround such outbreaks.
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Why you still need it on paper, even in 2015

It’s hard to believe that there was a time in the not-too-distant past when travelers needed paper tickets to fly. And even when there was an e-ticket option, many preferred having actual tickets in hand.

Almost all tickets are electronic these days and many people travel casually without paper.

That’s a mistake. Some things are just safer to have in writing.
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