Topic of the Week: Milestones for Continental and America West

Topic of the Week: Milestones for Continental and America West

There were a couple of somewhat minor milestones in the eyes of travelers this week, but I thought it was worth sharing.

First, Continental and United started operating on a single operating certificate. Even though they’re using the old Continental certificate, the United call sign … Read the post

Adios, America West

Adios, America West

It was a bittersweet day last Wednesday, Sep 26, when America West and US Airways officially merged on to one operating certificate. Yes, they still have workgroups to merge, but in the eyes of the FAA, they are one airline. That means America West is truly no more, and that’s … Read the post

No Time for Love, Dr Jones

No Time for Love, Dr Jones

It’s a busy day today and though I can’t wait to comment on the newly agreed upon Open Skies agreement between the US and the European Union, it’ll have to way until tomorrow. So for now, I’ll leave you with some good ole’ airline porn, video style.

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The Passing of a Good Man

The Passing of a Good Man

jeffI just found out this morning that Jeff McClelland, a former executive at America West and now US Airways, passed away yesterday. His battle with cancer was a tough one. Every time it seemed like he had beaten it, it would come back once again. He was only 47.

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