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Google's Flight Search Ruffles Feathers

The world's leading search engine has begun pushing its own flight search feature ahead of other organic results. Punch in "MIA to LGA" in a Google box, and the first thing you'll see after a shaded box of sponsored search results is Big G's own comparison engine. Only later do you see third-party providers, which are naturally unhappy about that.

Airlines and Online Ticket Sites: Altered Flight Patterns

New technology is leading to changes in business relationships between airlines and online ticketing sites. It'll take a while for the new landscape to settle down, but the near-term result could be potential windfalls for some carriers -- and confusion for air travelers.