Speaking of Eero Saarinen-designed terminals . . . let’s check in on Washington/Dulles. When was I speaking about Sarrinen terminals, you ask? Well, both JFK’s terminal 5 (from yesterday’s post) and the main terminal at Dulles were designed by Saarinen. Unfortunately, he died in 1961, a year before both structures … Read the post
Ah, Memorial Day. The start of summer and the start of airline delay season. Is there anything worse than getting stuck in a thunderstorm in Chicago and not being able to do anything except sit on terminal hold and hope for some agent in India to pick up the phone … Read the post
The rollout of the first 787 is only 46 days away, and I can’t wait. Really, what I’m excited about is flying on one, but the rollout obviously has to come first. As we get closer to seeing the plane for the first time, I keep learning more about why … Read the post
Well, it took them 15 days, but I finally received the following email from Delta yesterday:
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We think the idea you sent us was excellent. In fact, itâ€™s being featured along with other member ideas at delta.com/change this week. Be sure to check
American announced yesterday that they’ll being offering a hybrid price/schedule search on the website that looks quite similar to what we’ve already seen at Southwest, Air Canada, Alaska, and Hawaiian. Though it’s not live yet (and there is no announced date), they’ve put up a demo on the website that … Read the post
Southwest just decided to start participating in the Galileo Global Distribution System (GDS), and the media is running around like it’s the biggest news in the history of mankind.
- Travel Weekly (subscription only) says it’s “a sea-change for Southwest”
- The Star-Telegram says that this move,
To say that this was a bad week for LAWA (the organization that runs LAX) would be an understatement. I mean, if this were a football game, there would have been a flag for unnecessary roughness. Judge Goodwin absolutely dropped the hammer on them. By the time I got to … Read the post
It has been far too long since we’ve checked in on the airline I love to hate, Alitalia. So what’s new?
Well, They just reported stellar first quarter earnings. By stellar, I mean absolutely horrible, but not quite as bad as last year. They lost just a tad over 147m … Read the post