Fingers Do The Flying

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27 million people are expected to fly home for Thanksgiving, and this year they'll probably find traveling more inconvenient than ever.

So, in this time of record delays, Seth Stolbun has come up with a way to help ease the crunch. The 19-year-old entrepreneur is a Freshman at Babson College and he's created a new service that provides continuously updated flight status, by phone, about airlines and airports nationwide.

Before Stolbun flew home to Houston for his Thanksgiving break, he stopped by WBUR to talk with Bob Oakes about the service, 1-800-Flights.

Audio for this story will be available on WBUR's web site later on Monday.

This program aired on November 19, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.