Lobby Bar – December 21: Normalcy, Listening to Your Mother, and How Did That Car Get Under the Tree?

By Dan Collins on 21 December 2012
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Location. Location. Location.  Dan Collins finds the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta is in the middle of everything.

Bundle Up. Jonathan Spira listens to his mother.  Find out what else to do to be prepared for travel this winter.

Not a toy. But will it fit under the tree?  A Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible is one of our gift ideas in this year’s FBT Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide.

Nickel and dimed. Find out about the new checkout fees that you may be hit with when you pay by credit card.

No more non-revs. But we wanted a free trip to Hawaii!  Boeing uses sacks of potatoes instead of passengers to test Wi-Fi connectivity.

Routine Maintenance.  Boeing’s CEO tells CNBC that the Dreamliner’s electrical problems are “normal.”  So why are the planes being grounded?



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