Airlines Start Tightening Belts as Fuel Prices Rise – BNET Headwinds
Fuel prices are on the rise and that means it’s time for airlines to start revisiting growth plans. Delta’s already done it.
Low-Cost Airlines: Increasingly Flying to a Major Airport Near You – BNET Headwinds
Secondary airports used to be the place to find low cost carriers, but they’re now increasingly moving toward primary airports.
Why airline fees are good for travelers – CNN.com Out of the Office
I’m now writing a new weekly CNN.com column entitled Out of the Office. I started off with a very controversial topic, and the reaction was, um, stiff. People aren’t nearly as civilized with their comments on CNN.com, that’s for sure.
US Airways: Why We Don’t Bother Hedging Jet-Fuel Prices – BNET Headwinds
US Airways doesn’t hedge, and so far it’s paying dividends. See why the strategy makes sense for the airline today.
Google-ITA Rewards Orbitz and Undercuts Merger Opposition at the Same Time – BNET Headwinds
ITA signed a renewal with Orbitz and that might have some impact on whether or not Google’s effort to buy ITA gets approved.
In the Trenches: Getting Help with Hiring – Intuit Small Business Blog
After realizing that hiring on my own wasn’t going to work well, I looked elsewhere for help.
Heathrow-Virgin Spat: Virgin Caves, but Wins the PR Battle – BNET Headwinds
Virgin Atlantic’s effort to withhold funds from BAA has failed, but the war is still ongoing.
Delta ranks near bottom in on-time performance – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
I was asked whether a poor on time performance record would make fliers consider alternatives. Yep.