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My interview with Delta CEO Richard Anderson where we talk about summer travel and why Cuba should adopt the U.S. dollar (ignore the photo)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Airline pilots are supposed to be the ones we trust. They greet us at the door of the plane in their crisp, military-style uniforms, then welcome us aboard with that familiar soothing drawl over the PA…
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NEW YORK (AP) — At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss. Yet nearly one year ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, taking the lives of 239 passengers…
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BOULEVARD, Calif. (AP) — The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago.…
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NEW YORK (AP) — Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. While the U.S. plans to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean island nation, globe-trotting tourists won't be able to hop on a plane to Havana anytime…
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ABOARD QUANTUM OF THE SEAS (AP) — I am the cruise industry's biggest problem: the avid traveler who is reluctant to sail. I've been lucky enough to have hiked glaciers in Iceland, visited ancient ruins in Cambodia and…
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After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. The average roundtrip domestic ticket this summer, including taxes, now stands at $454, down…
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NEW YORK (AP) — In America, businessmen shake hands. In Japan, they bow. But all over the world airline executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes. When airlines start flying…
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NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Hayes, the new CEO of JetBlue Airways, is balancing between passengers and Wall Street. As he takes control of the New York-based airline Monday, Hayes faces a difficult task: increase profits without…
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NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Fernandes is more than just the CEO of AirAsia: He's the brash personality and cheerleader-like figure who gives the discount carrier its soul. A flamboyant executive who loves race cars and soccer…
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NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour's flight from Miami. But the Cuban revolution…
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NEW YORK (AP) — Planes are full. Passengers clamor for amenities. Investors want a payout. New planes are on order. Those are all reasons the airlines likely won't be passing their recent savings on fuel along to fliers…
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  • Associated Press
    Airlines Reporter, 2011 - present
  • ABC News
    Business and Travel Reporter, 20107
  • Providence Journal
    State House Reporter, 2000 - 2007
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Associated Press airline reporter, New Yorker, travel junkie, frequent flier, skier, runner & foodie. Looking for adventures down the block or around the globe.
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    American Government and Politics, 1996 - 2000
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