I couldn’t let this year finish up without squeezing in one more post on Alitalia. It’s just too much fun. The airline has finished up the year just as it started, by being completely and totally awful in every way.
The sale of the airline is now completed and CAI … Read the post
For the last few years, Qantas and United have been the only two airlines to get passengers nonstop from the mainland US to Australia (Hawaiian will get you from Honolulu as well). While Qantas may have a good onboard product, its fares are high. United, on the other hand, has … Read the post
Secretary of Transportation Nominee Ray LaHood on Aviation
Obama has picked former Congressman Ray LaHood (R-IL) as his Secretary of Transportation. Will this be good for the airline industry?
When Twitter Gets Interesting
It’s rare that I find Twitter interesting, but one passenger’s use of it after his plane crashed … Read the post
If you celebrate Christmas, you’re probably thinking you need a little break from the family right now. So, come on over to Aviation Dally and see some of the stories that have gone live since it first launched. Here are the latest:
United Launches Low-Fare Airline Nit
News Briefs: American’s … Read the post
So, you’ve been trying to get to Seattle for a few days now, huh? I’m one of the lucky ones this year since I’m not going anywhere for the holidays, but if I were, I’m sure that the nasty weather would have me sitting on the floor at the airport … Read the post
Details of Delta’s plans to combine facilities with Northwest are starting to leak out, and I’m very happy to see that the most difficult terminal situations are being addressed early.
First up, the LA Times is reporting that Delta has decided to bring Northwest over to Terminal 5 from Terminal … Read the post
I wrote about American’s inability to come to agreement with its pilots on continuing participation on the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) in October, and now we’ve seen this very sad problem spread to other carriers as well. The latest is US Airways, where the pilots have now decided to … Read the post
I know I usually don’t post on Sundays, but this is no usual Sunday. It’s December 21, and that means it has now been 20 years since Pan Am Flight 103 exploded in flight and the remains rained down on Lockerbie, Scotland. Two hundred fifty nine people died in the … Read the post
Forrester Says Leisure Travel Brand Loyalty Disappearing Rapidly
Forrester says brand loyalty is disappearing. That hardly means that travel companies should just give up. There’s opportunity to be had.
Building a Green Hangar
How about a hangar that can generate more power than it needs? Or one that barely need … Read the post