Everyone remember Lumexis? They’re the guys that showed me their new very light and kind of awesome inflight entertainment system that US Airways tested awhile back. Earlier this week, Lumexis announced that they had signed up their first customer, and I’ve been trying to figure out who it is … Read the post
Continental’s CEO Talks About the Rochester Overnight at NBTA – BNET
At NBTA, Continental’s CEO Larry Kellner talked about flight 2816 and why he has concerns about legislation.
I’m at the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) conference this week, and I spent awhile chatting with the folks at AirCell (provider of wifi fun) yesterday. That made me think it was a good time for a wifi update, especially since there has been so much news lately.
Delta and … Read the post
DOT Approves Continental/United/Lufthansa/Air Canada Antitrust Immunity with Limited Carveouts
The alliance has been approved. I’ve got details on why, but what will happen with American and BA?
Republic Gets Court Approval to Buy Frontier, But It’s Not a Done Deal
Republic moved one step closer to buying Frontier, but it’s … Read the post
US Airways’ Charlotte to Honolulu Flight Might Just Work
At first glance, the new US Airways flight from Charlotte to Honolulu seems pretty awful, but it may actually end up being smart.
Alaska Fills the Void in the Austin to San Jose Market
American pulls out and a couple days … Read the post
The New Delta Sees More Complaints in March
March complaints are out, and Delta and its partners saw increases while most others did not. Uh oh.
In general, baggage fees make people cringe. I don’t think it’s that it’s because charging for a checked bag is bad in theory, but rather it’s just that everybody was used to getting a couple bags included in the price of the ticket. The transition has been rough on customers, … Read the post
News and Notes From United’s 10-K
United’s 10-K gave us some interesting bits on its Mileage Plus redemptions, bmi partnership, and its credit card processing agreements.
Visiting Lumexis, a New Competitor in the Inflight Entertainment World
Lumexis put its first inflight entertainment test system on an airplane this week, and … Read the post