It’s tough to tell exactly what’s going on at Expedia these days. First, it appeared that American had pulled their fares for international travel and premium cabins due to not being able to come to an agreement on costs with Expedia. Now it appears there may be more to it.… Read the post
Talk about a bad
It appears that American Airlines won’t be getting another route to China anytime soon thanks to the stalemate in negotiations between the pilots and American management.
Of course, there are a million ways to answer that question. You could look at available seat miles, revenue passenger miles, number of flights, number of planes, etc. In most metrics, American is still the largest US airline, but if you look at total number of passengers, Southwest has now … Read the post
Southwest made a big schedule change today, and I think it’s worth analyzing a little further. First, the basics. From the press release, these flights all begin on March 11:
- Baltimore/Washington to Pittsburgh 3x daily
- Birmingham to Dallas/Love Field 2x daily
- Reno to San Diego 2x daily
The US and Chinese governments came to an agreement back in 2004 allowing a gradual increase in air service over a six year period. Next year, there will be one additional service allowed from an airline that already flies to China. Of course, all four carriers that already fly there … Read the post
Hmm, that title may be misleading. Though American is beefing up their meal service, I can’t imagine it will be good enough to merit Emeril Lagasse’s catchphrase.
Ok, maybe in this case, the correct term is “overweight,” but either way you look at it, you’ll have to leave those heavy bags at home from now on if you fly Continental.
Recently, most US airlines standardized their baggage rules to allow bags up to 50 lbs for free, … Read the post