Monthly Archives: October 2009

United Retires The 737 (Trip Report)

Yesterday was something of a flashback for me. When United offered just a couple days ago to give me a seat N331UA - The Last United 737 Up Closeon the last 737 flight before retirement, I figured, yeah why not? You’d think I would have been more excited, but I have mixed emotions about that plane when …

Lufthansa Gets a Gold Star For Going Above and Beyond

I’m going to be taking United’s last 737 flight today from LAX to San Francisco and then I’m turning right back around, so if anyone will be at either end, please come say hello. Of course, wasting half my day sitting on an airplane means that something has to give, …

Southwest Boosts Denver and St Louis

I know I just wrote about Southwest yesterday, but the news keeps coming. This time, it’s not a new city but rather, putting a couple of existing cities on steroids. Both St Louis and Denver are growing. One of these, I like a lot. Wanna guess which one?

You’re probably …

Attending the FFP ARAC Mega Event

I’ll be at the FFP ARAC Mega Event here in sunny Southern California tomorrow and Friday. We love our acronyms in this industry, but basically this is all about frequent flier programs and ancillary revenue. For the most part, I’ll be wandering around, but I actually will be speaking on …

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