Jetwhine Tries to Out-Cranky the Cranky Flier – JetWhine
Rob over at JetWhine had a painful experience dealing with American/Iberia on a codeshare so he gave me a ring to vent. You can listen to the 11:27 podcast over on his website.
New DOT Regulations Could Kill This Annoying Airline Fee – Conde Nast Daily Traveler
A follow up inspired by the comments in this space last Saturday to my Spirit post. There is one fee I hate, and I’m hoping DOT regulations might kill it off.
“Cranky Flier” Explores Decline in Small City Airline Service – Part 1 of 2 – Expert Flyer Hot Topics
Expert Flyer invited me to participate in their Hot Topics series – we’re talking about small city airline service and why it’s been going away.
In the Trenches: Back in the Saddle – Intuit Small Business Blog
After a break for the baby, I’m back on my Intuit column again. This time, I talk about how things went while I was away.
On taxes/fees I think it would have to say exactly what the tax/fee is for. If people are paying it they need to know what the money is used for. On government fees that gives them a change to write their elected officials about it, and for an airline fee it gives them a chance to write the head of the company or head to Facebook and/or Twitter to get a media blast going.
I think they should disclose all the taxes AND fees.