I had a lot of great feedback on last week’s post about the aircraft registrations of the big four airlines in the US. Now, we’re going to look at most of the rest. Below you’ll find a discussion about the regionals and low cost cost carriers flying around the … Read the post
Despite several previous attempts, I have never been able to take a tour of a Boeing airplane factory. This time, when SilkAir invited me to a delivery ceremony for its first 737, I jumped at the chance knowing I’d finally get to see the airplanes being made up close. Though … Read the post
I’m hanging out with the Humuhumunukunukuapua’a this week, but fear not. I have posts scheduled to go live. Today, we talk American Eagle.
The casual traveler might not realize this, but American’s regional operation is far different from those of the other big US airlines for a few reasons. … Read the post
I’m still out on leave, but I’ll be back soon. Enjoy this post about small communities . . .
Over 70% of US airports with commercial air service are served exclusively by regional airlines. And almost all of those airports reside in or next to small or midsize communities. … Read the post
You cheeseheads may still be hurting from your second Favre-related beatdown this year, but you can rejoice that you now have yet another airline coming to town. SkyWest (yes, the regional airline) will begin flying for AirTran in Milwaukee.
It’s very clear that this is happening because of the AirTran … Read the post
Awhile ago, the discussion came up about how much more I would be willing to pay to fly out of Long Beach than out of LAX. For this trip to Jackson Hole, the answer was roughly $60 per person. For $441.40 per person, we were able to get excellently-timed flights … Read the post
Delta Bumps Up Los Angeles – Las Vegas Flying Again
First they were cutting back, now they’re growing. What’s going on here?
It continues to amaze me that every time an airline comes out with anniversary livery, it looks exactly like the ones that have come before. First, we had ATA’s 25th anniversary. Now at the time, this looked good, because it was the first of its kind. (Sorry, I couldn’t find … Read the post