When you hear an airline say it wants to be global, that generally means it wants to fly to places around the world. But when Norwegian says it, it means something different. And its competitors here in the US think that Norwegian’s efforts should be blocked.
I’ve had a few notes and comments come in regarding how one airline handled the bad weather last week versus another airline. There’s no question that the airlines handled things differently, and for that reason, I thought it would be fun to walk through how it went. (Warning: Excel wonkiness … Read the post
Higher Fees Actually Do Mean Lower Fares, At Least For One Airline – Conde Nast Daily Traveler
There is nothing that showers the power of fees like looking at Spirit’s fares over time. It shows how fees are beneficial to at least some people.
We’re finally getting toward the end of United’s tough times at SFO. For awhile now, the operation has been split between its home in Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. When the E gates (formerly occupied by American until they moved into Terminal 2) reopen here shortly, United will again be … Read the post
It’s not uncommon for a big winter storm to mess with travel plans, but this past week can best be described as a convergence of suck. A ton of different things came together to create one of the worst travel weeks I can remember in a long time. I’ve slept … Read the post
We now know how American will paint its airplanes. Just over half of the 60 percent of American’s employees that voted chose to keep the current tail with the big, obnoxious flag on it. This finally puts the livery question to bed, but it actually says something more interesting … Read the post
Yes, I know. The topic of the week is a day early this week. Why? Because I’m trying to lay low and take a bit of a breather this week after a hectic December. I’m already working on Monday’s post and will be back with you on the regular schedule … Read the post