Cranky on the Web: How Airline Systems Work, Delta Questions, Handling Tight Connections, Cranky’s Adventure

Cranky on the Web: How Airline Systems Work, Delta Questions, Handling Tight Connections, Cranky’s Adventure

Cranky on the Web

How do airline computer systems work?CNN Money
I am no expert on IT, but CNN still wanted to get a better, basic understanding of how airline systems work in light of the Delta mess. I was happy to chime in with that.

Questions Abound as Delta Power Outage

3 Links I Love: Why Southwest Says Its IT Failed, Calls for Southwest CEO’s Head, Talking Alaska-Virgin America

3 Links I Love: Why Southwest Says Its IT Failed, Calls for Southwest CEO’s Head, Talking Alaska-Virgin America

This week’s featured link:
Southwest CEO: Router failure that grounded flights equated to ‘once-in-a-thousand-year flood’Dallas Morning News
Something tells me this is as close as we’re ever going to get to figuring out what really happened when Southwest’s systems melted down. I have a picture of Southwest’s IT …

The Ten Most Viewed Cranky Posts

The Ten Most Viewed Cranky Posts

I told you I’d put together a couple of special Wednesday posts to look back on the past 10 years, but this one ended being bumped to Thursday. This week I’ve fought off a flu and what may or may not be strep throat only to get on an airplane …

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