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February 12, 2011

CAPA Urges Opposition To Inhofe Amendment To FAA Bill

A Vote On Amendment #7 Is Expected Early Next Week

A proposed amendment on pilot fatigue offered by Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) to the FAA Reauthorization Bill would exempt supplemental carriers, operating under 121 subpart S, from proposed changes to flight, duty and rest regulations.

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Traveling On US Airways? Pack Light

Overweight Luggage On The Carrier Costs More

US Airways has bumped up its fees for heavy luggage by $40.  Passengers with bags that weigh between 51 and 70 pounds will now be slapped with an additional $90 fee over the normal $25 first-checked-bag fee. Go over 70 pounds, and the fee is $175.

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Are 'Friendly Skies' Becoming A Little TOO Friendly?

Planes Are Apparently The New Hotspot For A Romantic Liaison

A survey from flights comparison site Skyscanner has revealed romantic associations with flying are still going strong with the trend for “flyrting” – the practice of passengers flirting while flying.

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