Monthly Archives: April 2010

Notes from US Airways Media Day

I’m still here in Phoenix after finishing up the first day of the Phoenix Aviation Symposium, US Airways Media Dayso I thought this would be a good time to dump all the remaining bits and pieces of interest from the US Airways Media Day. Let’s get going.

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Tales From the Volcano

Now that European airports are open and (as far as I know), no planes have fallen out of the sky, it’s time to look back on the aftermath of the IcCranky vs the Volcanoelandic volcano. We worked on some pretty crazy itineraries at Cranky Concierge, so I thought I’d share some of …

JFK’s Virtual Slots Help Reduce Lengthy Ground Delays

One of the biggest complaints that I see when we start talking about long ground delays here on the blog is that nobody seems to have a good solution. We can all jump on bad solutions like the DOT rule we have now, but there are rarely better suggestions that …

Alaska Switches Up Bag Fees, Some Good and Some Bad News

Whenever I see discussion of an airline simplifying fees, it usually means that they’re jacking them up. Alaska, well, ok, so they are jacking up the first bag fee, but they really are simplifying as well. They had a slew of announcements Alaska's Bag Fee Changeyesterday, so maybe they were hoping some of …

Travel Tools I Love: KVS Tool

I’ve decided that it’s time to start a new series here on the blog called Travel Tools I Love. Hopefully these tools are something that readers can benefit from using. Travel Tools I LoveWith the volcano making finding any seats a very difficult prospect for our Cranky Concierge clients, I thought it would …

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