JetBlue and WestJet both had separate announcements last week around the same basic idea. The airlines are cutting legroom in the back of the bus in order to create or expand a section with more legroom up front. This is an interesting contrast to Southwest, which apparently doesn’t see the … Read the post
In a move that surprised nobody, Southwest told WestJet to take a hike last week after their relationship fell on hard times. It looks like Volaris will now be Southwest’s first modern codeshare partner while they look for other options on how to serve Canada. That’s too bad. Looks like … Read the post
Now Departing: Delta Cuts Ties with Midwest Airlines – BNET
Midwest and Delta are no longer going to be frequent flier buddies.
Southwest Fail: Technical Delays Frustrate WestJet’s New Boss – BNET
WestJet is not happy that it’s taken Southwest so long to get its … Read the post
Long Beach Airport Garage and Terminal Plans Move Forward
The airport is starting to put forth more concrete plans, and it’s sounding pretty good.
Southwest Pushes WestJet Codeshare, Shifts Priorities
WestJet announced yesterday that Southwest was delaying its codeshare to focus on other things. What … Read the post
Secretary of Transportation Nominee Ray LaHood on Aviation
Obama has picked former Congressman Ray LaHood (R-IL) as his Secretary of Transportation. Will this be good for the airline industry?
When Twitter Gets Interesting
It’s rare that I find Twitter interesting, but one passenger’s use of it after his plane crashed … Read the post
Those of you who live in Canada got a nice dose of gold star-worthy airline goodness yesterday when Air Canada announced it was rolling back some fees and other airlines followed with reductions of their own. Fuel prices are down, so it’s always nice to see an airline actually repeal … Read the post
I’d like to welcome those of you who are visiting me for the first time thanks to my summer travel tips posted today on Nuts About Southwest. Take a look around, and if you like what you see, you can subscribe via RSS or email. Please jump in … Read the post
WestJet Offers Incentives for Travelers Not to Fly
With all the bad weather around the country, WestJet needed to find a way to get people home. They opted to try using bribes.
Southwest Sees Benefits of RNP, Retrofits Older Aircraft
Say goodbye to the old round dials and hello to … Read the post