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Earlier this spring, my family had the opportunity to fly on an airline that was new to us – ultra-low cost carrier Volaris. Volaris is a Mexico-based airline that also flies to about 20 U.S. destinations. A lot of Americans – even frequent flyers – have never even heard of Volaris. So how did it …

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In case you haven’t been watching the news lately, winter is here. In a big way! While I’m lucky enough to live in the San Francisco Bay Area where it never really gets that frigid, I feel for my friends in New York, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, and in many other places where winter can really be …

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One of the dreams of airline geeks everywhere is to experience anything brand new in aviation. Whether that is flying on a new aircraft type, visiting a new airport terminal, or hopping on a new route, we want to experience it all. When Southwest Airlines asked me to be their guest on an inaugural flight …

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There are a million reasons NOT to travel with your kids.  The news the past few weeks has been filled with terror – the scariest travel deterrent.  There are reasons for any traveler to be concerned and take precautions, but I know the fear often weighs heaviest on those of us who travel with the littlest companions. …

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