Last weekend it was time for another trip to Phoenix, but this time it was for a festive event – my brother’s wedding. The kids kept us up at all hours of the night during the weekend itself, but they were angels on the flights. Go figure. The flights themselves … Read the post
In the Trenches: Incorporating Exercise Into the Workday – Intuit Small Business Blog
Finding the best way to get exercise in is probably one of the hardest things to do.
JetBlue Airways eyes future growth of Long Beach Airport operations – Long Beach Press-Telegram
I … Read the post
By Popular Demand: PlaneBusiness Analysis Of GAO Report on American Airlines-US Airways Merger – PlaneBusiness – no subscription required
A lot of you have asked about my review of the GAO study on the American/US Airways merger that I did for PlaneBusiness back in July. Holly has published it on … Read the post
Long time readers of the blog know that I’ve been waiting to write this post for nearly four years. In less than a week, on December 12, the brand new Long Beach Airport concourse will finally open. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek of what is truly … Read the post
As a Long Beach resident and airline dork, I have a special connection with Douglas airplanes. As World War II ramped up, Donald Douglas Sr made the decision to build a new plant in Long Beach to crank out the airplanes needed by the military. That plant became the mainstay … Read the post
I’m not posting today because of the holiday, but I thought I’d include a great picture from this weekend’s activities.
That is the old Douglas Building 80 at Long Beach Airport. It was the site where just about every DC-9, MD-80, and 717 came together … Read the post
GUEST POST: Yee HAW! Cranky Flier An LA Airports Roundup!! – Aviation Queen
The Queen asked for guest posts, and I was happy to oblige. I always like to talk airports with her, so this time, I did a little SoCal round-up.
For those who are local here in Southern California, next Wednesday October 12 is the next quarterly meeting for the Long Beach Aviation Friends group. The meeting starts at 630p at AirFlite (3250 Airflite Way, Long Beach, CA 90807). You should come. Seriously. If you read this blog, … Read the post
When I saw JetBlue announce it was moving its flight to Ft Lauderdale from Long Beach to LAX, I wasn’t surprised. It was just one more step in the effort to move long hauls away from Long Beach and into LAX. Looking back at JetBlue’s nearly 10 years in … Read the post
It’s been awhile since I’ve written about my hometown airport here in Long Beach, so how about an update? The good news is that things are actually moving along quite nicely. Yesterday, they broke ground on the new parking structure and today, I’ve got preliminary plans for the new terminal. … Read the post