At LaGuardia, JetBlue and Alaska Customers Win in the Temporary Terminal Shuffle

At LaGuardia, JetBlue and Alaska Customers Win in the Temporary Terminal Shuffle

You don’t need me to tell you that New York’s LaGuardia Airport sucks. If you’ve been even remotely near the place, you haven’t had a good experience. While long-term improvement is slowly happening, a band of airlines recently got together to put some short-term measures in place. The funny … Read the post

3 Links I Love: The Reason Air Asia Crashed, Delta Defends New York Slots, CEO of the Year

3 Links I Love: The Reason Air Asia Crashed, Delta Defends New York Slots, CEO of the Year

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They say it’s never just one thing that leads to an aircraft accident, and this is a textbook example. Remember when the Air Asia flight went down in stormy skies? People just assumed it was bad … Read the post

New York LaGuardia’s Makeover Looks Nice But It Fails to Fix Some of the More Severe Issues

New York LaGuardia’s Makeover Looks Nice But It Fails to Fix Some of the More Severe Issues

LaGuardia sucks, and we all know it. But since it’s the most convenient commercial airport to Manhattan, it’s an important place. Instead of shutting the thing down as should probably happen, we’ve seen about 2,700 different attempts to “fix” the airport. The latest, a multi-billion dollar effort put forth by Read the post

Which Airlines and Cities Stand to Win if The LaGuardia Perimeter Rule Disappears?

Which Airlines and Cities Stand to Win if The LaGuardia Perimeter Rule Disappears?

We’ve heard rumblings about the death of outdated perimeter rules at both Washington/National and New York/LaGuardia for years. But could it actually happen in New York? It seems that there are talks about the perimeter rule going away at LaGuardia, and that would be great news… for some airlines. Others … Read the post

The Winners of the Coveted Slots at Washington/National and New York/La Guardia Are . . .

The Winners of the Coveted Slots at Washington/National and New York/La Guardia Are . . .

Remember that whole Delta/US Airways slot swap deal? US Airways gave most of its slots at New York’s La Guardia airport to Delta in exchange for most of Delta’s slots at Washington’s National Airport along with a couple of other considerations. As part of that, Delta had to put 24 … Read the post

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