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American said to cut legroom further

May 3, 2017—To our complete lack of surprise, airlines continue to stick it to consumers—even as Congress threatens to act if airlines don’t improve their customer service.

United to restrict carry-on luggage

Nov. 17, 2016—Further evidence that no matter how bad that it gets when it comes to air travel, it always could get worse comes to us through United Airlines’ announcement of a reduced-fare class that comes with restrictions attached—the biggest being a limit on the size of carry-on luggage.

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Tepid sea of progress

Toyota’s pseudo-concep-tual Ponam-28V cruiser boat’s hybrid propulsion system combines a 256-hp engine with a 36-kilowatt (kW) electric motor and an 11-kW lithium-ion battery pack, reports say.

For the Jacques Cousteau in all of us

In our March/April 2016 report, “Recreational Drones: Out of Control,” we told you that 1.6 million of the remote-controlled flying machines were sold in the United States in 2015.

Rediscovering travel agents

In June 2016, American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) reported that 22 percent of consumers booked a trip through a travel agent between May 2015 and April 2016—the highest level in 3 years.

Batten down the hatches

From rides to bicycles to homes, the sharing economy has burst onto the scene as a way for people to make money via the so-called side hustle.

On track: Surviving ovarian cancer

In 2007, NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. and his girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, started the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation to support childhood-cancers initiatives.

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