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Entries by Skift from 12/2012

Marriott Still Loves Romney Despite Wasting $2 Million on His Failed Election

| Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Marriott International and its leadership were generous givers to the Republican Party and political action committees during the latest election cycle, donating $2,190,399 -- almost exclusively to the Romney campaign.

The Most On-Time Airports In The U.S. This Holiday Season (INFOGRAPHIC)

| Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel

Flying out of Houston or Charlotte this holiday season? You're in luck.

Delta Air Lines Bought A $360 Million Stake In Virgin Atlantic For One Very Good Reason...

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel

Virgin Atlantic doesn't belong to any of the big three airline alliances and the airline commands a coveted 304 slots at Heathrow.

Why American Airlines Pilots Finally Said 'Yes' to a New Contract

| Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

The long contract negotiations between American Airlines management and pilots has ended, with a 74 percent endorsement of the proposed contract. So what were some of the game changers that led to the union approval this time around?

Delta Bought a Stake in Virgin Atlantic for the 'Cool' Factor

| Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Beyond $120 million in annual synergies, an expanded presence at Heathrow and a bulked-up network, a relatively stodgy Delta Air Lines views its new 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic as an investment in British and Richard-Branson-cool.

Confiscated Guns At U.S. Airports To Top 1,500 This Year To Beat Previous Records

| Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

Travelers in the United States are trying to bring more loaded weapons than ever onto airplanes. On average, four travelers per day are caught by Transportation and Security Administration agents attempting to pass through security with a weapon  -- and more than three out of four of these guns are loaded.