Sometimes trouble sneaks up on you when you least expect it. Just ask Bill Harrington Jr. and Tamera Fox. In October, when TWA offered tempting fares to London, the unmarried St. Louis couple decided to take advantage. The glitch was that they did not have passports for themselves or their children, and there was no time to get them by regular mail. The solution? Catch a TWA flight to Chicago, where they could get expedited passports and board the first leg of a TWA Chicago-St. Louis-London flight -- all in a single day. As an added bonus, it turned out that the round trip, because it originated from Chicago, was cheaper than a St. Louis-to-London round trip. So the four of them -- two adults and two children -- got on the plane in Chicago, had a great week in London and, on their return ... well, that's when... More >>>
By Jennifer Silverberg
Bill Harrington Jr.: "They took our bags and wouldn't give them back. We watched them being loaded back on the plane."