Joe Brancatelli

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Setting the Bar

A host of upscale new drinking establishments means business travelers no longer have to languish at dreary, dingy airport bars.
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Deja Vu Skies

Recent airline troubles don't signal the end of the industry, just a return to its past. What to expect next in the cycle.
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All Business, Always Trouble

What's at the heart of the all-business-class airlines failures? Real estate.
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A Bad Bag Idea

Why American Airlines' new checked-luggage fee is the worst idea to hit the runway in ages-and could end up costing more money than it makes.
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Life With Laptop

It's your constant travel companion, a source of pain and pleasure. Joe Brancatelli shows you how to make living with your portable computer easier on both of you.
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The High Cost of a Low Dollar

Business travelers are usually unfazed by currency fluctuations. Not this time.
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Who Takes the Hit?

In the wake of four airline shutdowns, the sky is falling-on the heads of business travelers.
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The Waiting Game

How to cope when widespread delays hit the air travel system.
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The Safe (but Scary) Skies

Statistics tell us it's exceptionally safe to fly. Our guts-and the state of the airline �industry-say otherwise.
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Phoning Home

All-you-can-eat mobile service is the best thing to happen to business travelers in years.
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Travel in the Time of Merger

The airlines are discussing deals. How to protect your luggage and why to spend your miles.
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Ship, Don't Schlep

Alternatives to the airlines' mishandling your luggage-and increasingly, charging for it.
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Lost in Translation

Foreign A.T.M. and credit-card transactions cost more than ever before, thanks to big new bank fees.
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