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7/7/2015

American Airlines will launch daily service between Cleveland's Akron-Canton airport and New York's LaGuardia. The first flight departs Nov. 3.

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7/7/2015

Alaska Airlines is utilizing operations-enhancing procedures to improve fuel efficiency and further reduce carbon emissions at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. In what the carrier calls a "blueprint for the aviation industry," Alaska is on track to save 87 gallons of fuel, shorten flight times by about nine minutes and reduce carbon emissions by nearly one metric ton for every flight landing at Sea-Tac using Greener Skies over Seattle procedures.

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Environmental Leader
7/7/2015

Southwest Airlines surprised Atlanta passengers Monday with boxes of Popeyes fried chicken in celebration of Fried Chicken Day. Passengers also received Mardi Gras beads and free t-shirts.

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7/7/2015

From a dedicated check-in and security line to a parting gift of pastries, JetBlue Mint offers a refreshing take on the flying experience, Juliana Shallcross writes. Mint service comes with a selection of premium tapas, a unique drink and free basic Wi-Fi.

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Jaunted.com
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JetBlue Mint, Mint
7/7/2015

Major airlines including United and Virgin Atlantic are getting ahead of the game on alternative fuels.

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GreenBiz.com
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Virgin Atlantic
7/7/2015

Context is a tour company that links travelers with local experts, and gives visitors an expert's view of the region. Tourists can tour markets with local chefs, discover museums with university scholars and experience cultural landmarks with anthropologists.

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TravelAge West
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7/7/2015

Many hotels and airlines offer free extras as long as you know where to look, Emma Miller writes. Japan Airlines provides free slippers and toiletries, Marriott Hotels will let guests borrow a GoPro and Rosewood has a "fragrance butler" on hand with perfumes.

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LearnVest
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Marriott Hotels, Japan Airlines
7/7/2015

Airfares this fall will be 3.6% lower than they were during the same period last year, and 8.1% lower than in 2013, according to Hopper, an app developer. The average price of roundtrip domestic flights will be $248.

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Hopper
7/7/2015

Staying in Knoxville, Tennessee can be an affordable and inexpensive trip, writes Seth Kugel. Much of the area is easy to walk around, with lots of sights and landmarks. There's cheap food and free music performances, and visitors can schedule a full day for less than $50, he writes.

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Seth Kugel
7/7/2015

Boeing has delivered 39 more planes so far in 2015 than in the same period in 2014 -- 381, up from 342. Boeing's single-aisle 737 has been its most popular plane this year, with the 787 Dreamliner taking the second spot.

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