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Monthly Archives for March 2012.

Sell me your airline

I have been flying American for years. The flights are convenient, the points program has been decent, and my company prefers them. In years past, I would get upgraded more often than not, have direct flights, could easily fly standby, and redeem points for vacations on a regular basis. But for the past six to…

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A little flying fun

This morning I got to fly on one of Southwest’s Shamu plane. This is actually the second time in a month, which is unusual for me. The best part of it is seeing the kids’ reactions to flying on Shamu. Priceless! Now if only I got to fly on the Texas flag plane….

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Carry-on Etiquette Roundup

Last week, we talked about etiquette for planes. One could reasonably argue that etiquette for carry-on suitcases should fit under that umbrella. And it probably does. But this is such an important part of thoughtful travel that I felt it deserved its own post. Here are some guidelines for how to share that overhead bin…

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