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Consumer Traveler Today: July 16



Consumer Traveler Today: Cheap tickets, not only last to board, but first to be bumped 

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Cheap tickets, not only last to board, but first to be bumped

Posted: 16 Jul 2010 03:15 AM PDT

For most travelers, the only weight that comes to mind as a potential problem on a airplane is the weight of your luggage. However, airlines do actually have issues with maximum takeoff weight, sometimes in the summer when light air makes takeoff more difficult, and in the winter when head winds make long westbound flights more difficult.

What we’re reading: New biofuel program, engines that burn less fuel, airports with full-body scanners

Posted: 16 Jul 2010 03:00 AM PDT

Alaska Air, Boeing, airports in biofuel program, Cseries may be better in fuel burn, airports with full-body scanners