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Forms of Table Service

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 09.19.2014 | 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...

EU Eases Cap-And-Trade Plan For Airlines

AP | By DON MELVIN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS -- An EU program aimed at slowing climate change will allow airlines to emit 85 percent of their carbon dioxide limits for free in the hope t...

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...

United-Continental Merger Will Create World's Largest Airline

AP | JOSHUA FREED and DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

United Airlines and Continental Airlines agreed to combine in a $3 billion stock swap to create the world's biggest airline, people with knowledge of ...

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.

Flight Delayed: New Airline Fines For Tarmac Stranding

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The government is imposing fines for the first time against airlines for stranding passengers on an airport tarmac, the Transportat...

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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Pilot Dies Aboard Continental Flight

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The only inkling passengers had that something was wrong on the Continental Airlines flight over the Atlantic Ocean was when an a...

Lawrence Kellner, Continental CEO, Sees Compensation Fall To About $5M

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — The chief executive of Continental Airlines Inc. got compensation the company valued at nearly $5 million in 2008, down 17.1 percent fr...

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.

Continental Airlines Posts $266 Million 4Q Loss

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — Continental Airlines Inc. joined all its major U.S. rivals in posting a loss for the fourth quarter, as the nation's fourth-largest car...

Continental Flight Powered By Biofuel Takes Off

AP | JOHN PORRETTO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — Continental Airlines on Wednesday became the first U.S. commercial carrier to conduct a demonstration flight powered in part by altern...

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...