American Tries to Capitalize

American Tries to Capitalize

06_02_26 nycWho wants to guess that last Thursday’s announcement of American’s “New York Initiative” was coincidentally timed shortly after JetBlue’s problems? Me neither. I can’t imagine it was a coincidence.

New York has been a battleground for a long time. Besides JetBlue’s substantial flying, Delta has … Read the post

Continental’s Mexican Sneak Attack

Continental’s Mexican Sneak Attack

Today Continental announced new flights between its Houston home and Loreto, in Baja California. This isn’t necessarily news in itself, but many people would probably be surprised to hear that this is Continental’s 31st Mexican destination.

Most people in the US couldn’t name 31 cities … Read the post

Hot Alliance Action

Hot Alliance Action

Today was a big day for new additions to global alliances. To be fair, these are just the announcements of additions but in the near future oneworld and SkyTeam fliers will have more options for mileage earning and redemption.

First up, SkyTeam. Air Europa, Copa … Read the post

Unrequited Airline Love

Unrequited Airline Love

heartsOf course all of this news would just happen to drop on a very busy day. I’ve been wanting to write about it all morning, but I’m just getting some time now.

So, what news, you ask? Well, I’d argue that it’s not much news … Read the post

Continental Bans Fat Bags

Continental Bans Fat Bags

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 … Read the post

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