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Online Resource Guide: Transportation

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PLANES, TRAINS, CARS

Carbon Offset Information
Carbonfund.org Donors can direct their money to renewable energy, reforestation, energy-efficient projects, or some conbination thereof.

Low-Cost Airlines
Airasia.com Official site of Airasia, a low-cost carrier that flies throughout Asia
Attitudetravel.com Info and news on low-cost carriers world-wide, and links to airline sites
Lowcostairlineseurope.org Links to low-cost carriers in Europe
Openjet.com Search engine for low-fare flights and hotel packages in Europe, and beyond
Searchlowestfares.com Search engine for low-fare flights, international deals
Skyscanner.net UK-based search engine for low-fare flights
Wegolo.com Search engine for car rentals and low-cost flights in Europe
Whichbudget.com International low-cost airline routes

Airlines/Airports
Farecast.com Farecast predicts whether airline ticket prices will rise or fall based on past airfare data
Fly.faa.gov Official site of the Federal Aviation Administration, includes info on delays at airports nation-wide
Flyspy.com FlySpy shows airline ticket price changes over a 30-day period for Northwest flights from Minneapolis to 50 cities
Seatguru.com Expert advice on airplane seating, organized by aircraft
Sleepinginairports.com True stories guide to sleeping in airports
Tsa.gov Official site of the Transportation Security Administration
Waittime.tsa.dhs.gov Average, maximum, and minimum wait times for security checkpoints in U.S. airports
Worldtravelguide.net/airports Detailed info on airports across the globe

Popular Flight Passes Around the Globe
Aerolineas.com.ar Aerolineas Argentinas South America Pass (800/333-0276). Flights within South America priced by mileage
Cathay-usa.com Cathay Pacific All Asia Pass. Flights to over 18 Asian cities
Bwee.com BWIA West Indies Airways Caribbean Pass (800/538-2942). Flights between eight Caribbean destinations
Staralliance.com Star Alliance African Airpass. Flights in 17 sub-Saharan countries

Airline Directory
Airtran.com AirTran, Toll-free 800/247-8726, Local 770/994-8258
Alaskaair.com Alaska, Toll-free 800/252-7522
Alohaairlines.com Aloha, Toll-free 800/367-5250, Local 808/484-1111
Aa.com American, Toll-free 800/433-7300
Usairways.com/awa America West, Toll-free 800/235-9292
Ata.com ATA, Toll-free 800/435-9282, Local 317/282-4000
Continental.com Continental, Toll-free 800/523-3273, Local 281/821-2100
Delta.com Delta, Toll-free 800/221-1212, Local 404/765-5000 Frontierairlines.com Frontier, Toll-free 800/432-1359, Local 303/371-7000
Hawaiianair.com Hawaiian, Toll-free 800/367-5320, Local 808/838-1555
Jetblue.com JetBlue, Toll-free 800/538-2583, Local 801/365-2525
Mesa-air.com Mesa, Toll-free 800/637-2247, Local 505/326-3338
Midwestairlines.com Midwest, Toll-free 800/452-2022, Local 414/570-7000
Nwa.com Northwest, Toll-free 800/225-2525, Local 671/649-8380
Southwest.com Southwest, Toll-free 800/435-9792, Local 214/792-4223
Spiritair.com Spirit, Toll-free 800/772-7117, Local 586/791-7300
Suncountry.com Sun Country, Toll-free 800/359-6786, Local 651/905-2737
United.com United, Toll-free 800/864-8331
Usairways.com US Airways, Toll-free 800/428-4322
Usa3000.com USA 3000, Toll-free 877/872-3000, Local 610/325-1280

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