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Traveling This Summer? Expert Offers Tips To Land The Best Seat While Flying

As air travelers know, the coveted airplane seats are getting harder to come by. In fact, the aisle and window locations as well as emergency exit rows with extra leg room are now considered valuable airborne real estate.

06/22/2015

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Lawsuit Alleges The Venetian, Palazzo Casino-Resorts Hid Daily Resort Fees

A class action lawsuit filed in a California federal court alleges The Venetian and The Palazzo casino-resorts hid daily resort fees from travelers booking rooms at the Las Vegas Strip properties.

03/24/2015

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Legal Papers Filed By Kitson Stores Allege Travelers Are Being Gouged On Airport Water

A court fight over retail operations at one of the nation’s busiest airports led to allegations Friday that passengers are being gouged on bottled water prices.

03/06/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: TSA Selects Passengers Not Enrolled In Pre-Check For Expedited Screening

TSA’s decision to allow passengers to go through the pre-check screening line designed for those with approved security clearance, some say, is compromising safety.

11/25/2014

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LA County Monitoring Travelers Who Recently Arrived From West Africa For Ebola

Los Angeles County health officials are monitoring an unspecified number of people who recently arrived in the Southland from West Africa, but none of them are suspected of having the Ebola virus, the county’s top health officer said Friday.

10/24/2014

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Metro Board Approves Plans For Light-Rail Station Near LAX

The Metro Board Thursday approved plans to build a new light rail station near Los Angeles International Airport, a move long overdue for a city whose mass transit leaves much to be desired.

06/26/2014

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Tens Of Thousands Of Passengers Traveling Through LAX This Christmas Eve

Tens of thousands of passengers traveled through Los Angeles International Airport on Christmas Eve.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2013

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State Department Issues Global Travel Alert Warning Of Potential For Terrorist Attacks

The State Department Friday issued a global travel alert in light of threats against American embassies.

08/02/2013

US singer Beyonce (R) and her husband US rap singer Jay-Z (L) watch the men's final match between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Sweden's Robin Soderling in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 6, 2010, in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Visiting Cuba For Americans Not The Taboo It Once Was

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba set off a firestorm of protest.

04/10/2013

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AAA Projects An Increase In Travel This Holiday Season

More people are expected to get away this holiday season as compared to last year.

12/23/2012

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2M Passengers Expected To Pass Through LAX During Holiday Travel Season

More than two million passengers are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the holiday travel season, despite numerous canceled flights out of the Midwest due to a winter storm.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/21/2012

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Runway Electrical Outage At Burbank Airport Forces Flight Cancellations

Some flights scheduled to depart from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank have been canceled because of an electrical outage that left a runway in the dark.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2012

SEIU protesters staged a one-day general striek at Los Angeles International Airport back in May  to protest what labor activists are calling unfair practices by airlines using hired contractors instead of unionized employees. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Planned LAX Worker March Causes Traffic Delays On Thanksgiving Eve

A protest by hundreds of employees at Los Angeles International Airport caused delays on what is traditionally known as the busiest travel day of the year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2012

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Qantas Grounds Fleet Worldwide In Labor Dispute

A labor dispute has prompted Australian-based Qantas to ground its entire fleet worldwide.

10/29/2011

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Flights To Northeast Out Of LAX Canceled Due To Irene

All flights to the northeast out of Los Angeles International Airport were canceled Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene lashed the Eastern Seaboard.

08/28/2011

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