Christian Kjelgaard, the founder and editor of www.AirlinesAndDestinations.com and its associated Facebook page and Twitter account, is the featured guest on the Internet radio program Travel Itch Radio on June 27. Visitors to AirlinesAndDestinations.com may catch the episode live on June 27, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. EDT or listen afterwards to the recorded show.

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Cision, a major provider of publicity services, PR software and owner of the United States’ best-known database of media outlets, has ranked www.AirlinesAndDestinations.com among the top 50 travel blogs based in North America.

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The Air Transport Association of America is expectng a 3.5 per cent year-over-year increase in the number of passengers traveling on U.S. airlines during the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday season from Friday, November 19 through Tuesday, November 30.

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‘Fly Rights’ offers air travelers advice on such issues as how to get the best airfare, what to expect when a flight is delayed or canceled, and how to avoid travel scams. It also provides information on various federal airline regulations, including accommodating air travelers with disabilities and rules for bumping and baggage compensation.

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The Consumer Travel Alliance has released an analysis showing that hidden fees charged by airlines on popular U.S. domestic routes can increase the base cost of an airline ticket by an average of 54 per cent for a typical traveler with two checked bags and extra legroom, or by an average of 26 per cent for a comparable one-bag traveler.

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Delta Air Lines and Brazil’s GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes have launched an agreement to offer members of Delta’s SkyMiles and GOL’s SMILES frequent flyer programs the ability to earn miles on all flights operated by each carrier.

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London-based design and innovation company Seymourpowell has unveiled a remarkable new air transport concept it calls Aircruise ― a giant, vertical airship powered by natural energy and designed to carry travellers in style and luxury.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has redesigned its Aviation Consumer Protection and Enforcement website to make the site more user-friendly, making it easier for air travelers to file complaints with the DOT about airline service.

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