Amtrak goes off the rails for some passengers

The complimentary amenity kits on Amtrak’s Empire Builder service from Chicago to Portland and Seattle and Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle vanished forever last month.
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Airline capacity cuts: The bleeding may have stopped, says OAG

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Looks like the airline capacity cuts have stopped — for now.

Global airline capacity for October 2009 is showing slightly positive growth, according to the latest figures from OAG. They rose by 1.04 percent this month, compared with last October, but down slightly from September’s growth of 1.4 percent.

In raw numbers, the world’s airlines have 299.9 million seats available this month, or 3,091,580 more seats that they did in October 2008.
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