LOS ANGELES TIMESSandy canceled almost a fifth of U.S. flights
Superstorm Sandy turned out to be one of the most disruptive forces on air travel in recent memory. According to FlightStats.com, which tracks airline on-time performance, almost 20 percent of flights on U.S. carriers were canceled in the days after Sandy struck the East Coast. By contrast, Hurricane Katrina led to the cancellation of about 2.5 percent of the nation's flights.
CHICAGO TRIBUNESolo travelers can find wealth of info on site
Connecting Solo Travel Network, at www.cstn.org, is a solid source for solo travelers that offers trip reports, trips that waive the single supplement, advice and more. It's free to look, but for in-depth info, a subscription costs $28 a year. Charging means the site does not have to take advertising.
DETROIT FREE PRESSTSA might not approve your holiday leftovers
The TSA puts cranberry sauce in the same category as shampoo. It's not allowed on board a flight, unless you can squeeze it into a 3.4-ounce bottle that will fit in a quart-size bag.