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China Gets a Break from Protests with Rallies in Support of Olympics

Peaceful Protest/The APPeaceful Protest/APThe Olympic torch survived its battles with European and American protesters - its moved on to Latin America, where Argentinean officials are worried their street party could turn ugly. As a precaution, they're mobilizing police by the thousands...

More MD-80 Cancellations: Midwest, American Planes Grounded

Waiting for a flightWaiting for a flightWe warned you yesterday; those MD-80s aren't going to fly. In addition to a whopping 900 more American Airlines flights grounded today, Midwest Airlines has grounded 13 airplanes today.

American Airlines Cancellations Update – Are Other Airlines Affected?

Flights GroundedFlights GroundedAs reported earlier, those pesky people at the FAA are pretty concerned about the MD-80s airworthiness. It resulted in 500 cancelled flights yesterday, and as many as 850 more flights aren't flying today. American Airlines shares are down as a result, and so is customer morale.

500 Flights Grounded! American Airlines Passengers Stranded

American Flights GroundedAmerican Flights GroundedWe're not sure what the FAA was up to until last month - in March they suddenly started grounding planes by the hundreds, and yesterday's 500 flights added to the toll.

Thousands of American Airlines passengers were left on the ground, while the MD-80 jets were inspected...

Olympic Travel: Torch Protests Spread Throughout the World

Armchair travelers have been watching the Olympic torch travel across the world in preparation for the Bound for BeijingBound for BeijingBeijing Olympics, but this year the show is way more exciting! Protesters have marred the usually peaceful ceremonies with demonstrations against the Chinese reaction to clashes in Tibet.

Skybus Refunds – Avoid Being Stranded on Vacation

Pay WiselyPay WiselyAre you prepared for the chance that your airline might go bust? Skybus passengers had a scary weekend, finding out Friday that all the carrier's planes were heading out of service.


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