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It’s been entirely clear for a few months that Republic wants to spin Frontier off into a standalone airline, but the question has been . . . how would they make that work when the airline was losing money? Now it looks like we might know. Frontier is becoming an …
New rules make airfare seem higher (even though it isn’t) – CNN Out of the Office
This week, I took a look at the new DOT rules going into effect on pricing/fees.
Airline Fee Changes Require Full Disclosure – NBC Los Angeles
I met up with the folks at NBC4 …
The topic has been raised here recently a couple of times. After decades of including prayer cards with meal trays, Alaska has decided to discontinue the practice. It had been reduced in scope when free meals disappeared from the coach cabin, but it was still in First Class meals. Do …
Earlier this week, I had the chance to tag along on a media tour of the progress being made on the new Bradley Terminal concourse at LAX. It’s a big, impressive terminal, that’s for sure. I just wish they hadn’t wasted quite so much money. (I know, I know, I …
When the news broke that Delta was sniffing around the possibility of making a bid for American while it sits in bankruptcy, there were a lot of people shaking their heads, thinking that the mere thought was ridiculous. I couldn’t disagree more. Delta could and should have a real interest …
While I was off, Southwest made a couple of interesting moves worth talking about. By far the most interesting to me was a decision on which AirTran markets stay in the system and which ones disappear. (You can also see full schedule changes for the summer.) Instead of leaking it …
As you know, I’ll be back on Monday with an all new post. There have been a lot of news stories in the airline world over the last two weeks, so I want your help in narrowing down which ones to write about. What story most interested you while I …
I’m still out on leave, but I’ll be back soon. Enjoy this post about small communities . . .
Over 70% of US airports with commercial air service are served exclusively by regional airlines. And almost all of those airports reside in or next to small or midsize communities. …
I’m still hanging out, getting to know my son, so here’s another guest post for you. This time it’s an interesting look at airports and their names.
The name of an airport: we see it when we book reservations, on billboards as we cruise down the highway, on signs …
I’m still on paternity leave, but today I have an interesting post on the world of leasing from someone on the inside.
The aircraft leasing business is an integral part of the aviation world, yet the travelling public knows relatively little about it. Currently about 38% of the world’s …