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FlightStats Announces On-time Awards Finalists

Business TravelerBusiness Traveler – FlightStats, a leading provider of real-time flight and other travel-related data, has announced the finalists in its 2012 On-time Performance Service (OPS) Awards.

Ice Storm Slams Chicago, Cancels Hundreds of Flights

AccuWeather Accuweather - A storm set its icy grips on Chicago, Detroit and other major cities of the Midwest on Sunday, causing major travel problems.

787 Grounded: More Than 1,000 Flights Impacted As Pressure On Boeing, FAA Mounts

Huffington PostHuffington Post – More than 1,000 flights around the world have been impacted by the continued grounding of all Boeing 787s, according to new data from

Five travel APIs to beef up website user experience

Talking Travel TechTnooz – With the volume of travel APIs that exist out there, it’s hard to know what might best enhance user experience and/or add value.

The travel directory on Programmableweb is a good place to start with stats on more than 150 but only a few offer something more than just the possibility of selling some kind of inventory.


Believe It or Not, Flying Is Improving

Wall Street Journal logo Wall Street Journal – Passengers who spent Christmas night stranded at the airport as half an inch of snow and ice in Dallas crippled American Airlines flights, or fliers who endured the chaos stemming from United Airlines merging its computer system with Continental’s may remember 2012 as a lousy year for airline travel. In fact, flying domestically was better than in 2011…