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British Airways boots fee-dodging man who tried boarding flight wearing everything he packed

There are many approaches to avoid paying a fee for excess luggage when traveling by air these days.

You could pack light, cramming all your belongings in an approved carry-on bag. 655 more words

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Two Airlines Booted a Man Who Tried To Avoid Baggage Fees By Wearing All His Clothes

In what seems to be right out of an episode of Friends, a man recently attempted to board a flight from Iceland to London—wearing all of his clothes. 287 more words

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How to Avoid Ticketing Fees on Last Minute Award Redemptions

For all you last-minute travelers/procrastinators, there are many frequent flier programs that penalize travelers if they book an award redemption close to the departure date. For example, if you book a ticket using miles on either American or United and your departure date is less than 21 days away, you will have to pay a $75 ticketing fee. 509 more words

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but really it's just isolation...

There more to dining options than merely selecting your favourite dish

Yes, first we’re going to serve a palate-quenching appetiser, entitled: ‘Tasty but Lonely’

Your First menu gives you the choice to eat from the delicious à la carte menu, offering you exquisite dishes made from the finest local produce… 194 more words

Short Stories

Legacy airlines go the budget way

It’s yet another sign of how legacy airlines are feeling the heat of the competition posed by budget carriers.

British Airways (BA) will operate planes for the short haul with seats in economy that cannot recline. 240 more words

Singapore Airlines

Day 6. Our final day in Moscow

We woke to more heavy overnight snow, creating a winter wonderland panorama from our 23rd floor bedroom window.  As it was our final day, we over-indulged with a large breakfast and then bid our farewells to the lovely restaurant staff who had looked after us all week. 908 more words

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California Dreaming

We left Heathrow at 10am , to arrive on LA by 2pm local time.  Magic really.

One of the ‘perks’ of being a regular business traveler is access to the airport lounge ahead of the flight. 203 more words

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