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An American Airlines Inc. plane taxis past two others at LaGuardia airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. U.S. travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will rise 4 percent from last year as Americans take trips they had put off because of the weak economy, AAA said. (Source: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Survey: American Airlines Has Rudest Workers

American Airlines holds two conflicting honors: it’s the top air carrier in South Florida, a new survey reveals it’s also the one with the rudest personnel.


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FAA Problems Lead To Some Lower Airfares

The Federal Aviation Administration’s funding problems is giving air travelers some big savings. When the FAA funding was cut off by Congress, it caused a partial shutdown of operations that also halted some of the federal ticket taxes.