Joe Brancatelli

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Joe Brancatelli is a business travel columnist. He runs the travel blog JoeSentMe.com.

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Airline coach seats are more uncomfortable than ever. Is there any relief in sight?

The incredible shrinking airline seat

Airline coach seats are more uncomfortable than ever. Is there any relief in sight?

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Starting today, a select group of air travelers may find getting through airport security quicker than it used to be.

Pilot Program Aims to Speed Up Airport Security

Starting today, a select group of air travelers may find getting through airport security quicker than it used to be.

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Even before  Hurricane Irene  hit the Carolinas, evacuations were underway as far north as New York and New Jersey.

Emergency Preparations Ramp Up as the Northeast Waits for Irene

Even before Hurricane Irene hit the Carolinas, evacuations were underway as far north as New York and New Jersey.

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