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Southwest failed to complete safety checks for more than a week in 2006 and 2007, and is now facing a $10.2 million fine. The airline contends it maintains a strong "Culture of Safety." more»

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Could Charleston, West Virginia, have its own Skybus clone by the end of the year? If Skybus founder John Weikle has his way, the answer could very well be "yes." more»

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ATA airlines announced it will discontinue domestic service through Chicago's Midway airport starting April 14, 2008. International flights will end on June 7, more»

Great Wall of China (Photo: Ralph Reinhold/Index Open)

Hiking the Great Wall of China, watching bears in Alaska, and kayaking iceberg fields in Antarctica are among the activity suggestions in this top five more»

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The online airfare deal site has added new features many users will find helpful, including personalized city-to-city airfare email more»

Rain forest (Photo: Costa Rica Tourist Board)

Leave it to tiny Costa Rica to up the eco-quotient ahead of the curve. Native carrier Nature Air compensates for its emissions through local reforestation. And now kids can fly for less more»

Roman Forum (Photo: Gjerpen)

After allowing 10 years of free entry, Rome officials will begin charging admission to the Forum. Costs will be part of a combo ticket that also includes the Colosseum and Palatine more»

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Book airfare and hotel through Allegiant Air for spring or summer travel to Las Vegas, and the second air ticket is more»

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Bad news for overpackers, family travelers, and anyone else flying with more than two bags or particularly tall or heavy items on Delta: It's gonna cost more»

Southwest's new $29 fares are available on 10 short-haul flights through August. Routes include Houston (Hobby)/Austin, Indianapolis/Chicago (Midway), Jacksonville/Tampa, and Seattle/ more»