Virgin America Heads North

Virgin America Heads North

It wasn’t that long ago that I questioned Virgin America’s decision to focus more on short hauls. Well, they’ve announced their latest city, and once again, they aren’t going far.

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JetBlue to Test Wireless Email/IM

JetBlue to Test Wireless Email/IM

Apparently my admission that I was having trouble coming up with things to write yesterday was a blessing. Today, the only 07_12_06 b6wifithing causing me trouble was choosing which topic to write about. A phone call yesterday evening with JetBlue spokesperson Alison Eshelman about their new upcoming wi-fi service made my …

Two Finalists for Alitalia

Two Finalists for Alitalia

I’m not sure why, but I’ve had a lot of trouble coming up with post topics this week. Maybe it’s a slow week, or maybe work has just been too busy. Either way, today I’m just going to fall back on my old standby . . . Alitalia.

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Trip Report: Flying on the A380

Trip Report: Flying on the A380

On most of my posts, I spend a lot of time picking apart numbers, doing research, and gathering my thoughts before putting together what hopefully ends up being something you enjoy reading. Today, you won’t see any of that. My post today is one of pure airline dork bliss. Yesterday, …

Passengers First?

Passengers First?

Yesterday, as I was going through my usual morning ritual of scanning airline news and blogs, I came across a press release saying that the “Air Travelers Association” had submitted a “Passengers First” proposal to solve the congestion problems in New York. At first, I thought it was the ATA, …

Just in Time for the Winter Season

Just in Time for the Winter Season

Christmas trees are going up, shopping season is kicking into high gear, and the weather is getting chillier. Ah yes, it’s time for winter. Now, that doesn’t mean much here in LA where it’s a rare cold night when the temperature heads below freezing, but for the rest of the …

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