air travel http://kcur.org en Some Air Travelers To Be Spared Indignity Of Pat Downs And Shoe Doffing http://kcur.org/post/some-air-travelers-be-spared-indignity-pat-downs-and-shoe-doffing <p>Crowd lovers have met their match at KCI, and for that matter any airport in the country today, the day before Thanksgiving. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 22:58:05 +0000 Dan Verbeck 27969 at http://kcur.org Some Air Travelers To Be Spared Indignity Of Pat Downs And Shoe Doffing Bankrupt American Airlines Spars With Unions http://kcur.org/post/bankrupt-american-airlines-spars-unions With US Airways breathing down its neck, making nice with its unions as well as its creditors, American Airlines came to New York City on Monday to ask a federal bankruptcy judge for relief. Mostly, American wants relief from its unions — 13,000 jobs would be eliminated under its reorganization proposal. American has been hemorrhaging money for years and wants to lower its costs to compete.<p>"The fact is that our labor costs are the highest in the industry," says American spokesman Bruce Hicks. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:39:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 16451 at http://kcur.org Bankrupt American Airlines Spars With Unions Using Technology To Travel http://kcur.org/post/using-technology-travel <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12px; ">If you have a smartphone, it probably goes everywhere with you&hellip; but, what if you&rsquo;re leaving the country? Can you charge your iPad in Costa Rica? And much will your mobile phone company charge for roaming in Malaysia? Join the<a href="http://kcur.org/term/computer-guys"> <strong>Computer Guys</strong></a> as they search for the best ways to avoid technology snafus on your travels abroad.</span></p> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 18:00:00 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 14117 at http://kcur.org Using Technology To Travel Air Tickets Too Cheap To Be Legit http://kcur.org/post/air-tickets-too-cheap-be-legit <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d01c71641b1-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d01c71641b1-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d01c71641b1-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912096.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – A laptop stolen five years ago in Overland Park has led to federal charges of a custom, stolen-to-order airline ticket scam that ranged through 28 states and Canada. Secret indictments were opened today describing thousands of identity thefts.</p> Fri, 09 Jul 2010 22:03:10 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6811 at http://kcur.org Air Tickets Too Cheap To Be Legit