Just two weeks from tomorrow, it’s time for the annual Crankyspotting Dorkfest. For those who haven’t been before, this isn’t some big event with scheduled activites. It’s all about getting together, eating In ‘n Out, and of course, watching airplanes.
If you’re in LA, come … Read the post
It’s time for yet another fun-filled fight in the world of airline distribution. In this episode, American and Orbitz can’t come to an agreement, so American has pulled it flights out entirely. US Airways flights go away on September 1. This isn’t the first time this has happened, nor … Read the post
When you think of things that make for a good flight, how high on the list is a decent meal? You’ll almost never get a free meal in the back of the bus domestically, but up front, the big three here in the US are now paying close attention to … Read the post
I was talking about mistake fares with someone the other day, and that reminded me of a time when I filed a couple of mistakes myself as a pricing analyst at America West. One, from Phoenix to Baltimore for under $100 roundtrip, did very little damage since it was a … Read the post
Though Virgin America has publicly said that its future growth will be in LA and San Francisco, it’s hard to forget about Dallas. After all, Virgin America won the battle for two gates at Love Field and will make that airport the airline’s third largest operation. But with only … Read the post
I don’t like thunderstorms. Oh sure, they’re fine if you’re on the ground, but ever since a particularly nasty encounter with windshear in a severe storm flying into Charlotte back in the early 1990s, flying around storms has made me anxious. So when I went to visit with Honeywell back … Read the post