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Work Stress Is A Major Health Problem, Even For CEOs

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

United Airlines has remained silent since its newly named CEO, Oscar Munoz, was hospitalized last week in Chicago. The 56-year-old reportedly suffered...

She Can Fly!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.16.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

On July 11, 2015, the Grandby/Grand County Airport (Colorado) was dedicated as the Emily Warner Field in recognition of the groundbreaking accomplishments of National Women's Hall of Fame Inductee Emily Howell Warner.

Forms of Table Service

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Originally, French service meant all the food served at a meal was placed on the table at once, and guests passed the platters and served themselves, what we think of today as family style. The modern buffet style of dining evolved from this.

Planes, Trains and Cars: Cartels Take Over the Travel Industry

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 11.22.2012 | Business
Blake Fleetwood

If airlines and car rental companies want to increase market share, the big guys should have to earn it by winning the business and loyalty of their customers; not by gobbling up competitors or driving them out of business

Being Bi-Continental: Remembering How to Be Chinese or American

Amy Wu | Posted 10.09.2012 | World
Amy Wu

In the days after arriving, I shifted time zones (east to west), and swiftly fell into the familiar routine of driving, eating salad for lunch, and falling asleep amongst crickets chirping in American suburbia.

Son Misses Father's Burial Over Flight Change Fees

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

Fred Zajonczloski missed his father's funeral because of flight change fees he couldn't afford, reports WHEC in Rochester, NY. Zajonczloski flew fr...

Rebecca Dolan

Airlines Turn To Biofuels

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Aviation is responsible for an estimated 2 percent of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions. The industry's rapid growth is doing nothing to decrea...

Andrew Burmon

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Board A Plane

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel

Where millions and millions of passengers saw yet another unpleasant step in the process of air travel, particle physicist Jason Steffen saw a solvabl...

Hurricane Irene: Airlines Offering Refunds, Flight Changes To Travelers (VIDEO)

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 8/25/11: Airlines are expanding the scope of their Hurricane Irene wavers, now offering assistance to passengers traveling to or from Caribbean...

Andrew Burmon

More Rights For Airline Passengers...

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

A series of pro-passenger Department of Transportation airline regulations aimed at decreasing the number and length of tarmac delays, making extra ti...

Table Etiquette: Two Different Styles of Eating

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When it comes to dining in North America, there are two styles of eating: American and Continental. Both styles of dining are correct. The trick is to be comfortable with your choice.

The French Canadian Connection to Flight 3407

Robert Davey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Davey

Recent events have put a spotlight on the manufacturer of a component in a mechanism that played a critical role in the Continental Connection Flight 3407 crash outside Buffalo last year.

47 Passengers spend `surreal' 6 hours on grounded plane

Yahoo! News | NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Writing "The Letter"

Rachel Thebault | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Thebault

What do I want my letter to Delta to accomplish? Reimbursement? Retribution? Yes, that would be nice, but doubtful. Therapy? I have a blog for that.

Departing Continental CFO Gets Free Airport Parking For Life

Footnoted | Michelle Leder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here at footnoted, we're always fascinated by the odd things that departing executives ask for on their way out the door. One can only imagine the hig...

Skyway Robbery

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Suzette Standring

Have you ever wondered about the sadistic minds behind some of the scariest rides at amusement parks? They may have found work with airline management.

Airline Food Improves (If You're Willing To Pay For It)

New York Times | Susan Stellin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now that the airlines have had a few years of experience selling food in the coach cabin instead of including it in the price of a ticket, they are ap...

Continental Increases Direct Flights To London Heathrow

Fox Business | Steve Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Continental Airlines said it's going to launch twice-daily flights from London Heathrow to both Newark and Houston, taking advantage of the open skies...