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Have you seen the supposed “safety rankings” for 2012 from the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC)? I know some of you have, because I’ve received emails about it, and it is a truly awful way to measure airline safety. You know I hate to give press to …
It’s a rare day that I post on a Sunday, but it’s an even rarer day when we lose a very young member of the online aviation family.
Many of you know NYCAviation.com as a great place for airline dorkiness. The site is co-owned by Phil Derner and Matt Molnar. …
What If You Have a Ticket on a 787 Dreamliner? Airlines’ Back-Up Plans – Conde Nast Daily Traveler
I put together a little summary of how airlines are dealing with the 787 grounding. Of course, that changes by the minute as the grounding stretches further.
The 787 is still grounded (at least, it was when I wrote this). But let’s say that the aircraft is deemed fit to fly once again and the problems are fixed. Would you feel safe flying on one? Or do you still have concerns? If it’s the latter, what has …
In the wake of Southwest announcing that you can now jump to the head of the line for $40 a person if there is room, I’ve received a lot of questions about just exactly how the Southwest boarding process works. I think my favorite was from someone in New York …
In case you missed it between the 787 grounding and American’s new livery, Delta made a subtle but important change to its elite qualifying structure beginning in 2014. How much you spend will now be taken into account. While some won’t like this change, those are the people Delta …
Today is the day. If you live in the Metroplex, come on out to DFW for a little Crankyspotting between 10a and noon. It should be a beautiful day for watching airplanes. We’ll be at Founders Plaza (map).
United is First U.S. Carrier to Offer Wi-Fi on Long-Haul …
Something tells me this is going to be a long comment thread. If you haven’t seen it, here it is. American’s new livery. Maybe we can get them to do a fly-by at Crankyspotting TOMORROW at 10a at Founders Plaza at DFW.
Now, what do you think? Personally, …