Monthly Archives: March 2007

Trip Report: Flying US Airways After the Migration

I know it’s surprising but this was my first plane flight of the year. Seems crazy, but I’ve been doing a lot of driving instead of flying on the short hauls lately. Anyway, this was a quick trip to Phoenix to participate in the Heart Walk. Even though it was …

Horizon Finally Gets Ready to Start Santa Rosa Flights

It seems like ages ago that Horizon Air announced it would start flights from Santa Rosa (Sonoma County, California) to Los Angeles and Seattle. I believe it was actually almost a year ago. But we’re finally getting close, and the airline released some more information about the flights today.

When …

A380 Freighter Meets Its Demise

I think we can now unofficially declare the A380 dead. UPS announced today that they have canceled their order for 10 freighter versions of the A380.

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Since Fedex already canceled their order and Emirates converted their orders into ones for the passenger version, that leaves no takers for the A380 …

American Airlines – Cranky Jackass, Gold Star or Both?

I’m so conflicted right now. I think I’m going to give American both the Cranky Jackass and the Gold Star. First, let’s talk about how American earned their first Cranky Jackass award. (For those keeping count, United is in the lead with 2 while both JetBlue and the Brazilian Federal …

AirTran and Midwest Put on the Boxing Gloves

A conversation with a fellow blogger over at Airline Views made me realize that I hadn’t really checked in on AirTran’s hostile takeover bid for Midwest lately. The catfight is in full swing, and it continues to be an interesting news story, so here’s the latest.

AirTran continues to want …

Cranky Wins!

07_03_01 Travvy WinnerHooray! I’ve won both the Informative/Practical and Single Author Travvy awards!

Thank you to all of you who voted for me. Since this isn’t the Academy Awards, I won’t bother to list you all by name and bore everyone else. Just know that I definitely appreciate the outpouring of support.…

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