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Fare War from Amsterdam, Paris and Rome – Oneworld and Star Alliance attack Delta hubs. American Airlines Rome to Seattle $389 round trip, Paris to Atlanta $438

There is a fare war happening with Star Alliance and OneWorld dropping fares to around $400 round trip flying from Amsterdam, Paris and Rome to SkyTeam hubs in the USA like Atlanta ATL, Detroit DTW, Minneapolis MSP, Salt Lake City SLC, and Seattle SEA. One example is American Airlines Rome FCO to Seattle SEA for…

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Paddle in Seattle sHellNo Arctic Battle May 16-18

Paddle in Seattle is an environmental protest against Shell Oil. The Polar Pioneer oil rig arrives in Seattle today as the largest piece of equipment needed to begin Arctic oil exploration this summer in the Chukchi Sea. The Obama administration last week gave approval to Shell for oil drilling in the Arctic Chukchi Sea. Shell…

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Mayday Seattle: Uber vs. The Counterforce

One of the more bizarre stories in travel this week has been the international coverage of Anarchy in the USA with news that an anarchist collective known as The Counterforce targeted Uber car service in downtown Seattle last Saturday night. A self-proclaimed anarchist group says it has a new target: Uber. The group called “Counterforce”…

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Seattle on my mind

I spent the past week in Seattle. The weather was cold, rainy, and periods of brightness, even if rather brief.  I spent the week at my sister’s house, although I tried to stay in the Seattle Sheraton. I filed a Best Rate Guarantee for the Seattle Sheraton when revealed a $99 rate compared to $129 on…

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