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The first day of fall is September 23.  It’s been an interesting summer for travel related stories.  Here are 5 from the summer that really caught my eye!

a woman with a pearl necklace

She really cares about travelers!

Kenyan politician wants to end farting on planes

  • Finally, a politician who cares about the people and is willing to tackle the important issues.


a woman walking a pony

Passenger brings horse on American Airlines Flight to Omaha, and the horse Tweets it!

  • Small dogs on a plane I’m okay with but a horse?!?!


a group of people in a room

An airline employee thought two men at Newark airport looked suspicious, so she yelled for people to evacuate

  • This is the grownup version of the boy who called wolf.


An off-duty EasyJet captain going on vacation to Spain flew the plane himself when the original pilot failed to show up

  • This legend was not going to let anyone ruin his vacation.

a glass of beer next to a bottle

Holy Markup: Hotel charged a man nearly $70,000 for a beer, and it’ll take 10 days to get his money back

  • How much was this beer per sip?


a group of airplanes parked at an airport

A man was charged with fraudulently earning more than 42 million frequent flyer miles worth $1.75 million

  • We are all trying to stack airline miles but I think this guy took it a bit too far.


What are your thoughts on these stories?  Let us know in the comments!

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