3 Links I Love: Southwest’s Inexcusable IT Meltdown, Why Concorde Failed, Boeing 100

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s Inexcusable IT Meltdown, Why Concorde Failed, Boeing 100

Hope you like videos, because this week is full of them.

This week’s featured link:
Live from the Listening Center discussing recovery efforts with Southwest’s Chief Operating OfficerSouthwest Airlines Facebook Page
If you were flying Southwest over the last couple of days, you’re probably really, really angry. …

United May Not Be Prosecuted for Bribery Scandal, But It Did Have to Release All the Details

United May Not Be Prosecuted for Bribery Scandal, But It Did Have to Release All the Details

Remember that whole bribery saga that led to United CEO Jeff Smisek losing his job last year? Well, there is now a resolution to this whole thing, and it’s a good one if you like soap operas. United has entered into a Non-Prosecution agreement with the US Attorney’s Office that …

Cranky on the Web: Bereavement Fares Gone, Schedule Charters on the Rise, US Airlines Aren’t the Best?

Cranky on the Web: Bereavement Fares Gone, Schedule Charters on the Rise, US Airlines Aren’t the Best?

Cranky on the Web

Bereavement Fares Have Disappeared on Most US AirlinesAssociated Press
For anyone who has tried to use one, you’re undoubtedly not surprised to hear that bereavement fares are all but gone. They generally don’t fit into the fare structure that’s out there today, but as I mentioned to the …

3 Links I Love: WestJet’s 767 Problems, Ontario’s Bad Plan, Delta’s Spying is Normal

3 Links I Love: WestJet’s 767 Problems, Ontario’s Bad Plan, Delta’s Spying is Normal

This Week’s Featured Link:
WestJet’s London Expansion Has Been A Bumpy FlightWestJet
I’ve been hearing people talk about WestJet’s 767 operational problems for awhile, but once more traditional outlets pick it up, it becomes bigger news. WestJet picked up some two dozen year old 767s from Qantas to …

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