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FlightStats Goes Multilingual

Programmable web ProgrammableWeb – Let’s talk languages: in this case, not computer programming languages, but human languages.

United Risks Losing Business Fliers on Computer Failures

BloombergNews Bloomberg – United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) risks losing more customers, especially business travelers, after flight delays ensnared thousands of passengers in the third computer failure this year at the world’s largest airline.

Be prepared for holiday travel

SeattleTimes Seattle Times – Leaving home for Thanksgiving? More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road and skies. If you’re among them, here’s how to make the journey easier.

American Airlines, pilots move closer to new contract

CBSMoneyWatch CBS MoneyWatch – American Airlines and its pilots union have reached an agreement in principle over a new contract, which could ultimately pave the way for the airline to exit bankruptcy.

The union’s board must still sign off on the deal and present it to pilots for a ratification vote.

Here We Go Again: More Flight Cancellations as Nor’Easter Arrives

CondeNastTraveler Condé Nast Traveler – Here we go again. After more than 20,000 flights were cancelled as a result of Hurricane Sandy, airlines are preparing for today’s nor’easter with another round of cancellations. According to, 882 flights are currently canceled at North American airports today.