Yearly Archives: 2008

cFares Might be Worth Checking on Your Next Trip

I’m sure you’re familiar with Kayak, Sidestep, Farecast, etc in addition to the Expedias, Orbitzes, and Travelocitys of the world. There are obviously plenty of places to book tickets, but there’s another one you probably haven’t heard of that might be worth a look . . . cFares. I’d …

DOT Now Releasing Tarmac Delay Information

Sorry I’m a little late this morning, but we’re (finally) getting some serious rain here in Southern California and that knocked out our power for awhile. We’re back up and running now, so let’s get to it.

If you read other blogs, you’ve most likely seen that the DOT has …

This Year’s Aviation Dally (NOT the Dilly)

If you read the very good but insanely expensive Aviation Daily or you’ve just been around this industry long enough, you’re probably familiar with the time-honored tradition that is Aviation Dilly. Every year around this time, the aviation writers at Aviation Daily and its related publications get together and write …

Across the Aisle from Virgin America CEO David Cush

I have to give Virgin America credit. There’s no question that I’ve been very critical of many of the Across the Aisle from Virgin Americamoves the airline has made, but they’ve always been willing to answer my questions. This week, they not only invited me to the grand opening of their new Terminal 3 digs …

United Furthers Trend to Offer Elite Benefits to Everyone Else

Ah the life of an elite member on United. No fees, special lines, and free upgrades to Economy Plus. It may seem like a fair reward for devoting your business to United, but the airline continues to devalue elite benefits. Now, the difference between being Premier and being Joe Schmo …

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