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Spat Between Passenger And Stewardess Results In Police Dragging Traveler Out Of United Airlines Plane

June 28, 2013
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Spat Between Passenger And Stewardess Results In Police Dragging Traveler Out Of United Airlines Plane

A spat between a traveler and a flight attendant over where the traveler could sit on a United Airlines flight ended up with the passenger being dragged out of the airplane by police and spending three days in jail. Jean Mamakos of Huntington, N.Y. was traveling with the Danbury Ski Club to Alaska for...

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West Hartford Consumer Has Bone To Pick With Hilton Hotel

June 21, 2013
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West Hartford Consumer Has Bone To Pick With Hilton Hotel

For more than 30 years West Hartford resident Don Reder has been a loyal Hilton customer collecting hundreds of thousands of  Hilton reward points. This Spring Reder discovered that he was about to lose his remaining 250,000 points because he did not have any activity in his account in the previous 12 months. He...

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Ct Consumers Cautioned to Beware Travel and Timeshare Schemes

June 6, 2013
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 Selling or donating your timeshare, or hoping to land a great deal on a vacation getaway? You might be particularly vulnerable to certain scams, Connecticut  Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein and Attorney General George Jepsen warned today.  “Connecticut is joining the Federal Trade Commission and other consumer organizations nationwide in a...

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United Throws Off Niantic Woman From Midnight Flight Because She Was Acting Sleepy

May 31, 2013
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United Throws Off Niantic Woman From Midnight Flight Because She Was Acting Sleepy

United Airlines threw off a Niantic woman from a midnight flight to Hartford on April 9 because she was acting sleepy. Mary Montesi, 46, said she could not believe that the pilot of the United flight from Las Vegas refused to let her fly because he told her she acted “impaired.” “I could see...

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