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'The Travel Detective' Explains How Airlines Became A 'Mafia'

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Passengers wait at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after a computer systems failure on Monday caused Delta to delay or cancel hundreds of flights. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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Why The Airline Industry Could Keep Suffering System Failures Like Delta's

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Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015, in Havana, Cuba. The Department of Transportation has approved scheduled flights from the U.S. to Cuba, including some operated by American — though no flights to Havana have yet been authorized. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Khairuldeen Makhzoomi (left) came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee and says he was recently unfairly removed from a flight. Haven Daley/AP hide caption

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'Flying While Muslim': Profiling Fears After Arabic Speaker Removed From Plane

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E-cigarette vaporizers are displayed at Digital Ciggz in San Rafael, Calif. The Department of Transportation says you definitely can't use this or anything else to vape on a plane. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani police stand guard as a Pakistan International Airline plane taxis on a runway in Islamabad on Feb. 8. The national carrier has struggled in recent years with a $3 billion debt. Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Once Pakistan's Pride, Its Embattled National Airline Fights To Survive

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Passengers walk through the terminal as they head to their flights at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Dec. 23, 2015. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Oil Plummets, Cheap Jet Fuel Means Better Travel Deals

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Tourists wait to visit the Louvre as it reopens in Paris on Monday. As the city tries to recover from Friday's attacks, people who planned to travel there seem to be conflicted about whether to go. Xy Jinquan/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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Paris Attacks Create A Dilemma For Travelers

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United Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, grounded by a computer glitch. Some 3,500 United passengers around the world were delayed. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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United Airlines Faces Steep Ascent In Not-So-Friendly Skies

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Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares

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A plane takes off from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on May 25. Airports want Congress to raise passenger fees to pay for improvements. Trevor Collens/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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