Topic of the Week: Earthquakes

Topic of the Week: Earthquakes

We might be used to quakes on the west coast, but the one in Virginia this week took a lot of people out there by surprise. Anyone have any good air travel stories surrounding the quake? Were you delayed or canceled? Were people unnecessarily freaking out?…

Is Southwest’s Pullback In Philadelphia a Sign of Potential Trouble in Atlanta? (Guest Post)

Is Southwest’s Pullback In Philadelphia a Sign of Potential Trouble in Atlanta? (Guest Post)

We’ve got a guest post today looking at Southwest in Atlanta. As I wrote before, I like the way Southwest is handling the merger from an operational perspective, but will it work out financially? Here’s one take. Do you agree?


For more than a decade, the conventional wisdom has …

Celebrating 5 Cranky Years

Celebrating 5 Cranky Years

If you’ll be near LAX this Saturday, mark your calendar to celebrate 5 Cranky years. Join me and Johnny Jet at In ‘n Out for a little plane spotting between 11a and 1p.

Exactly five years ago today, I published the first post of The Cranky Flier. Actually, back then …

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