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Pies are allowed to fly but leave the cranberry sauce at home, says TSA

The busiest travel time of the year is exacerbated by flyers whom are unaccustomed to usual flight regulations.

Pies are allowed to fly but leave the cranberry sauce at home, says TSA

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Which U.S. airlines have the roomiest coach seats for Thanksgiving travel?

Holiday travelers have already booked their tickets, but they'll want to know what to expect from their seat this very busy Thanksgiving flying season.

Which U.S. airlines have the roomiest coach seats for Thanksgiving travel?

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Over 20,000 people want to become an American Airlines flight attendant

The massive amount of applicants likely points more to the state of the economy than the allure of working for a still-bankrupt airline.

Over 20,000 people want to become an American Airlines flight attendant

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Ryanair criticized by rights campaigner for “deeply irresponsible” all-female crew calendar

As much as Ryanair's leadership complains of the old, foolish ways of legacy carriers, the way it thinks about flight attendants is a good fifty years out of date.

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How Allegiant Air plans to grow one underserved market at a time

The model carried out by Alaska Air seems to be a good one to mimic for smaller lines, especially in contrast to more flashy entrants such as Virgin America.

How Allegiant Air plans to grow one underserved market at a time

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The two things Emirates Air looks for before making a sports sponsorship

Emirates isn't shy about throwing around large piles of cash to get top billing at sporting events. And it's the TV viewers the airline is after, not the gooners at Arsenal's stadium in London hooting Rugby World Cup fans.

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Avoid touching the three grimiest surfaces found on planes and in airports

Most passengers complain about comfort when the discussion of crowded aircraft comes up, but unsanitary practices and lax cleaning policies pose an even bigger threat.

Avoid touching the three grimiest surfaces found on planes and in airports

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Virgin America slows expansion plans and cuts Airbus order by two thirds

Both Virgin and the consumers and experts that keep giving the airlines awards are bemoaning the airlines' challenges, but even with it's troubles Virgin has led other airlines to copy some of its more user-centric designs and products.

Virgin America slows expansion plans and cuts Airbus order by two thirds

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American Airlines pushes for more control in a merger scenario with US Airways

It's smart for AMR's Horton to point out US Airways' own troubles, but then again he's the one who's CEO of a bankrupt ailine.

American Airlines pushes for more control in a merger scenario with US Airways

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Qantas gets fancy with Kate Spade amenity kits as part of new business class upgrade

Qantas’ new "sleep service" upgrade is just another amenity with a price tag, but one that flyers might be happy to pay as it includes a padded mattress and quilt for overnight flights.

Qantas gets fancy with Kate Spade amenity kits as part of new business class upgrade