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Acadiana Area Airports Get Needed Money For “Rehabilitating Their Runways”

$1.5 million and $222,222.00. That's how much grant money is being issued to the Lafayette Regional Airport and to the Acadiana Regional Airport for runway rehabilitation.

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Should Airlines Be Allowed To Overbook Flights? [Opinion]

I am looking for a reader with flexible reading plans who can read this article now instead of waiting to be booked on the next article we will publish later. I hate it when airlines overbook flights. I will tell you why they do it and it still won't make sense.

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Worst Fears Realized – Man Wakes Up On Empty Airplane

An air traveler from Lafayette found himself in a real life nightmare when he woke up alone in the dark on a commercial airplane.

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5 Convenient Yet Unethical Truths

It's not exactly wrong, it's just not exactly right in the purest definition of the word. Here are 5 things that I have found to be true but they do require a little acting experience and the ability to keep a straight face.

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Air Travel – What I Fear More Than Crashing [Video]

Far more frightening that hitting the ground at a high rate of speed is spending several hours next to a sleep stranger. A stranger that thinks you are a great pillow. I am afraid I would have to get up and leave if this happened to me.

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The Most Ridiculous Around-the-World Adventure Can Be Yours — For a Very Hefty $1.2 Million

Jules Verne took readers around the world in 80 days, but you really need more time to savor the sites.

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Good News — TSA Screeners Can’t See You Naked Anymore

The controversial full-body scanners that the Transportation Security Administration has been using in airports to detect illegal objects being hidden by passengers will be removed from all airports.

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Plane Crashes Into Car – Dashboard Camera Captures It All [Video]

A dashboard camera catches the carnage of a plane crashing on a highway in Russia.

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Airplane Design Makes Too Much Sense, Government Passes [Video]

Besides the long lines at security what is the biggest pain in the butt about flying? I would say for most of us, it is getting from the runway, through the terminal, then to baggage claim, then to our ground transportation. What if we could eliminate all those steps just by changing the design of the aircraft?

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Incredible Time Lapse Air Traffic [Video]

When I lived in Dallas many years ago our house was on the flight path in to DFW Airport. I spent many an afternoon sitting on my balcony watching the big jets take off and land. Here is an incredible time lapse video from San Diego capturing all the air traffic from one day into 30 seconds.

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