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How Airlines Prepare for Heavy Weather Like Winter Storm Nemo

As the Northeast braces for Winter Storm Nemo, airlines are already employing a strategy that has served them well: Cancel flights early and keep planes, crews and passengers away from snowed-in airports. Here's what else the airlines are doing.

While Airlines Are Profiting Again, Fliers Are Suffering

Of all the industries that have achieved record profits recently, none have posted more remarkable results than the airline industry. For the first time in a decade, the industry is on a glide path to profitability -- but it's getting there by squeezing its customers.

Travel: How TripIt Helps to Smooth Your Path

TripIt and its enhanced version, TripIt Pro, are an Web services that help travelers manage their journeys and deliver real-time flight updates. From my use of it and how it's helped me, I'm a fan.

Skybus: The amazing shrinking airline

I've blogged about the start-up no-frills airline Skybus, based in my home town of Columbus, Ohio. Entering the market at a time when passengers are...