Union-Vote Rule Change: Bad News for Non-Union Delta, JetBlue – BNET
The National Mediation Board made some rule changes recently and it may be causing some airlines to sweat.
Southwest Airlines’ March Meltdown — Less Than Meets the Eye – BNET
Southwest had a rough March, but it hardly means that things are heading south.
How will the new United-Continental treat customers? – Cleveland Plain Dealer
I talked about some of the issues that the combined United/Continental will face (in the infobox) on the side.
AirTran-Frontier: Once Friendly Airlines Are Now Kicking, Gouging Eyes –BNET
The hammer has finally dropped. The once-cozy AirTran-Frontier deal is now over. It’s been fun to watch the fight.
spice up your flight – antibride.com
If you’re traveling for your wedding, it can’t hurt to try to get some perks.
Mesa Air Group Loses Battle with Delta, and US Airways Must be Smiling – BNET
Mesa’s contract with Delta is toast, and that means US Airways has even more leverage.
Spirit Airlines: Why a Threatened Pilot Strike Could Take the Company Down – BNET
Not quite as dramatic as the title would suggest, but a strike threat at Spirit is a bigger deal than at a larger airline.
United-Continental Merger: Continental Is Taking the Reins, No Question – BNET
Another clue about the leadership team at United/Continental is out there. There is no trace of United President John Tague on the integration team.