Cranky on the Web (September 14 – 18)

American, Atlantic Southeast, Baggage, BNET, Comair, Delta, JFK - New York/JFK, LGA - New York/La Guardia, Midwest Airlines, PHL - Philadelphia

Why Comair’s On-Time Performance is More Concerning Than Atlantic Southeast’sBNET
Comair and ASA both sat at the bottom of the July on-time performance derby, but the airlines appear to have two different problems.

Meaningless Mishandled Bag Numbers Plunge in JulyBNET
Bag mishandlings are down, but the strange method of calculating the number makes these numbers pretty useless.

The Longest Delays Are In the NortheastBNET
This is no surprise, but for those wanting a passenger bill of rights, I have a better idea.

Midwest Starts Milwaukee – St Louis on American’s TurfBNET
Before American announced its St Louis pulldown, I wondered about this move. Now with hindsight, it makes sense.

Update: American Eliminates St Louis HubBNET
Just a quick update on my previous post.

American Raises $1.3 Billion in CashBNET
It wasn’t just route announcements that had American making news. They also raised a bunch of cash.

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