Stranded in Mexico City! Who is responsible?

Laurie Mankin and her husband have tickets on American Airlines to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. A travel delay and a resulting transfer to a different arline leaves them stranded in Mexico City. Mankin incurs costs to stay overnight, and has to buy new tickets to get to Puerto Vallarta. Neither airline will reimburse her. Can we help Mankin obtain a refund?

Houston is most on-time airport in U.S.; New York is tops in delays

If you flew into Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport last month, chances are your plane was on time, according to the latest numbers released by FlightStats.com. Nearly 9 out of 10 flights pulled up to the gate within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival. New York’s LaGuardia airport, where just over half of the flights were considered on-time.

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