Ryanair Introduces Connections and Prepares for Interlining, But Don’t Expect Crazy Cheap Fares

Ryanair Introduces Connections and Prepares for Interlining, But Don’t Expect Crazy Cheap Fares

Connections suck. Oh sure, as a traveler you don’t like them, but I’m looking at it from the other side. Airlines don’t like offering connections because they add operational complexity and cost. What the airlines eventually figure out, however, is that there’s enough commercial benefit to make the effort worthwhile. …

3 Links I Love: Should Never Have Been Allowed to Fly, Aloha Southwest, Amazon Labor Trouble

3 Links I Love: Should Never Have Been Allowed to Fly, Aloha Southwest, Amazon Labor Trouble

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Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flightAssociated Press
There are so many stories about airline passengers gone wrong out there, but this is one that I find more concerning than most. From the accounts I’ve seen, this guy never should have been able …

3 Links I Love: Alaska’s New Secondary Seattle Airport, Terry Maxon on the Airlines, Qantas 72 Humanized

3 Links I Love: Alaska’s New Secondary Seattle Airport, Terry Maxon on the Airlines, Qantas 72 Humanized

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New flying out of Paine Field will ease commuting pain for manyAlaska Airlines Blog
Alaska has been trying to replicate its successful Pacific Northwest strategy down in California, but now it’s bringing something it learned in California back north. In California, Alaska has learned …

3 Links I Love: Spirit’s Pilots Get Slapped in Court, Bad Small City Subsidies, Baltia’s At It Again

3 Links I Love: Spirit’s Pilots Get Slapped in Court, Bad Small City Subsidies, Baltia’s At It Again

This week’s featured link:
Amid Cancelations & Delays, Court Orders Spirit Airlines Pilots To Halt Alleged Work SlowdownConsumerist
I thought Consumerist did a nice job of covering the bubbing labor problems over at Spirit. It sounds like the pilots have been slowing down the airline as part of …

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