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Feb 13, 10, 8:50 pm
Replies: 489
Views: 26,761
Posted By SingaBear

al Qaeda-Linked Internet Chatter Up; Focused on Ways to Thwart Airport Security

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/12/cbsnews_investigates/main6202853.shtml
Oct 6, 08, 10:36 am
Replies: 44
Views: 12,203
Posted By SingaBear

When I called two weeks ago to check the status...

When I called two weeks ago to check the status of my 2-night reservation at the Hampton Inn NASA for Oct 7, I was told the hotel was closed due to damage. I asked to be re-accomodated at a nearby...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By SingaBear

Jerry Wynn's really, really bad day

The harrowing tale of what happened when a Good Samaritan was transformed into a terror suspect.

http://pajamasmedia.com/2007/11/terroronthetarmac_261.php
Oct 9, 07, 2:44 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By SingaBear

It is the entity from whom a passenger acquires a...

It is the entity from whom a passenger acquires a ticket (travel agent, online booking engine, partner airline, etc.) who should notify the passenger. Many times the carrier does not even have access...
Oct 8, 07, 1:23 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By SingaBear

You need to escalate this in writing ASAP with...

You need to escalate this in writing ASAP with whomever you acquired the ticket (US Airways?).

Here are the names & contact details of some real people with US Airways:...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 8, 07, 1:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By SingaBear

Wink Can you handle the truth about your flight delay?

"I got inspired to write this column after a captain, adhering to a new passenger rights policy, disclosed some information that made everyone feel very uneasy, including me - and I was the flight...
Forum: Travel News
Oct 1, 07, 2:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By SingaBear

US airport officers can't keep thousands in tips from Dubai sheikhs

The crown prince of Dubai and his brother were so appreciative of the security provided for their airplanes while they were visiting central Kentucky this month that they left behind at least $8,000...
Sep 8, 07, 2:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By SingaBear

In-flight entertainment has become anything but family-friendly

Young Fliers See the Film, Be It PG or R
by BOB TEDESCHI

A husband shoots his wife in the face, then drags her body from the pool of blood. A 12-year-old boy is crushed against a fence by a car....
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 4, 07, 12:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By SingaBear

Kayak.com is showing this itinerary starting at...

Kayak.com is showing this itinerary starting at $8,095 booking on Orbitz. Actually, there were 208 ways to book this trip!

One thing about Kayak (and ITA Software) is that there will be many...
Sep 3, 07, 10:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By SingaBear

I use the ITA software site when researching...

I use the ITA software site when researching multi-segment, multi-airline flight combos. ITA searches the public fares from the computer reservation systems receive from the airlines. It is strictly...
Replies: 156
Views: 15,081
Posted By SingaBear

Apparently the pilot didn't think so, since...

Apparently the pilot didn't think so, since he/she ultimately decided to return to the gate.

I think there is more to this story, of which we are not likely ever to be made privy.
Aug 31, 07, 10:56 am
Replies: 156
Views: 15,081
Posted By SingaBear

If you were her husband & the US were under...

If you were her husband & the US were under sharia law, I suppose this would be your privilege. No, sir/madam, you are the one who is disgusting. :td: Shame on you.
Forum: Singapore
Aug 22, 07, 11:02 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,541
Posted By SingaBear

I seem to remember something was missing from the...

I seem to remember something was missing from the menu—was it the biscuits? Or the red beans & rice?

Anyway, we didn't "love that chicken from Popeye's" this time around.

Now, if we could just...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By SingaBear

heads up! video of KLM 747 low landing in St Maarten

I don't know when this was shot, but just thought it was an interesting video. How low can he go?

http://shock.military.com/Shock/videos.do?displayContent=146299&ESRC=army.nl
Aug 7, 07, 1:21 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By SingaBear

Flight Delays Rise to 13-Year High, Grounding More Unaccompanied Minors

"Parents pay extra money for children to travel alone and airlines provide chaperones. But some kids still get stranded.

Imagine the fear that gripped Lauri Waldherr, of Washington state, when...
Aug 7, 07, 7:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By SingaBear

Sorry, I overlooked the plot keywords and summary...

Sorry, I overlooked the plot keywords and summary on that one when I searched the IMDB for movies filmed in Italy. Mea culpa.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 3, 07, 2:33 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 227,159
Posted By SingaBear

Every single time I have flown in the last 12...

Every single time I have flown in the last 12 years, I ended up with a sinus infection. I finally got a clue this year, when an ENT diagnosed allergic rhinitis (triggered by dry cabin air). He put...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 3, 07, 8:58 am
Replies: 25
Views: 13,320
Posted By SingaBear

NEW YORK (AP) -- Christine Levinson's husband...

NEW YORK (AP) -- Christine Levinson's husband vanished while on a business trip to [Kish Island,] Iran. Five months later, she's going there to try to bring him back.

The mother of the couple's...
Aug 2, 07, 6:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By SingaBear

Great suggestion, Helena! How about these movies?...

Great suggestion, Helena! How about these movies?

Roman Holdiay (Audrey Hepburn & Gregory Peck; filmed in Rome)
Enchanted April (Portofino)
The Agony & the Ecstacy (Rome, Umbria & Tuscany)
Much...
Aug 2, 07, 3:59 am
Replies: 42
Views: 15,654
Posted By SingaBear

I couldn't agree more. We like to take along...

I couldn't agree more.

We like to take along UNO cards and game pads (e.g. Hangman, Tic-Tac-Toe, Dot-to-Dot; although easily enough played with just paper & pen). We have enticed many a near-by...
Aug 2, 07, 3:17 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,980
Posted By SingaBear

CNN's Richard Quest: "Families? They should travel in the hold!"

How's this for elitist, arrogant & self-important...

"The business class lounge in the summer becomes a war zone. With so many alliance gold members able to bring in their children, what should be...
Forum: Travel News
Aug 1, 07, 11:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By SingaBear

Prizes for the best "flight from hell" tale with MSNBC online

The flight from hell
Everyone has one, but few rival one of an 18-year airline veteran
by James Wysong
Tripso Travel columnist
Updated: 11:55 a.m. ET July 31, 2007

Trips from hell — everyone...
Jul 31, 07, 11:34 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By SingaBear

WaPo Editorial: More hassles may mean more security for air travelers

THINK THIS summer's endless lines at domestic airports are spirit-sapping? Just wait: It's bound to get a good deal worse. Under long-standing orders from Congress to keep closer track of the comings...
Forum: Travel News
Jul 31, 07, 11:29 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By SingaBear

Airline contracts reveal how few rights you really have: Rule 240 myth

"If a carrier cancels or delays you now—as they have done with alarming frequency this summer—you have the right to remain servile. They'll get you home when it suits them—or they'll just abandon you...
Forum: Travel News
Jul 30, 07, 10:30 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By SingaBear

NYT: The Flights Are Long. The Planes Are Cramped.

Crossing the Atlantic on a 757

by MICHELLE HIGGINS
Published: July 29, 2007

AS if commercial air travel weren’t miserable enough, more airlines are using narrower jets on long-haul flights,...
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