Monthly Archives: July 2016

My First Southwest Flight from Long Beach (Trip Report)

This wasn’t supposed to be this way. I had to be up in Sonoma for a family event, and initially, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to fly JetSuiteX. Yes, getting to Burbank with my son (just the two of us were flying up together) was going to …

Long Beach May Lose in the Brewing Southwest vs JetBlue War

It’s amazing how much news such a little airport like Long Beach can generate. Now of course, since I live in the shadows of the airport, it’s amplified for me. But watching JetBlue and Southwest duke it out over access is something usually reserved for a large, constrained, and desirable …

Turkish Airlines Has to Be Concerned About Its Future

If you had to pick one airline in the world that you’d hate to be running right now, Turkish would be at the top of the list. (Congratulations to Malaysia Airlines for being knocked off the top spot.) With increasingly high profile bombings and now a failed coup attempt plaguing …

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