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Air travel booking website offers rail alternatives
Air travel booking website offers rail alternatives

The Internet is jammed with travel websites to book airline flights. But the operators of CheapAir.com say they are the only air search site that gives travelers the option of booking a trip by rail. Jeff Klee, chief executive of the Calabasas-based website, said the idea to add rail was initially aimed at East Coast travelers who might need to travel between Washington, D.C., and New York or Washington to Philadelphia. A trip on Amtrak between those destinations could cost less than a quarter of the price of a flight. “We did it primarily for East Coast routes, where train travel is a real viable alternative,” he said. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Travel booking: An item...

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