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More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...says travel by cruises, trains and buses will decrease 1.4 percent this Thanksgiving, to 1.4 million travelers.AIR TRAVEL TIPSSince flying can often cause the most disruptions and leave travelers feeling helpless, here are some tips to cope...
Nation and World
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...for the surgery. "You worry about things when you fly," she said; some health complications can be exacerbated by air travel. But despite her trepidations, she traveled to Colorado, stayed with friends during the outpatient procedure and spent...
My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

...areas for traditional road transportation and, as we have seen with recent air tragedies, they are not easy areas for air travel, either. These are the challenges that must be addressed and some of the questions we should expect to see answered...
Mobile team to tackle complaints about unfair no-fly listings

...into problems. The agency got 19,500 applications for redress in the last fiscal year to resolve issues pertaining to air travel, border crossings and visas, among other things.The TSA said 98 percent of the aviation cases stemmed from misidentification...
Nation and World
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...physician assistants and health aides in the villages. Air travel is not always possible, with bad weather on the often fog-shrouded island regularly halting air travel, she said.But Walunga welcomes the next best option...
Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...other choice.As people in countries such as China, India and Indonesia get wealthier they are increasingly turning to air travel for vacation or business, creating an enormous financial opportunity for the airlines. The number of passengers worldwide...
Regional News
US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

...responding to the question," Keay said. "The capacity continues to grow at the airports people want to fly to and air travel remains a particular good value for the consumer, especially for the utility that it provides."__Koenig reported...
Not For Web
Solar plane ready to leave Japan for Hawaii

...project is meant to demonstrate the potential of improved energy efficiency and clean power, though solar-powered air travel is not yet commercially practical, given the slow travel time, weather and weight constraints of the aircraft.
EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...Airlines are packing more people into fewer flights.However, global aviation emissions are rising because there is more air travel overall. U.S. airlines, which include several of the world's largest carriers, account for about 29 percent of...
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'She gave her life'

...siblings grew up in Alabama beneath a well-trafficked airplane route, which might have sparked Peterson's love of air travel, Ramsey said.Peterson got a degree in finance from Auburn University and went on to get a master's degree before...
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