3 Links I Love: Kirby Talks, United Should Walk, and AirAsia Gets Locked (Out)

3 Links I Love: Kirby Talks, United Should Walk, and AirAsia Gets Locked (Out)

Somehow this didn’t post last Friday and I just found it. So, I’m putting it live.

This week’s featured link:

One-on-one with United president Scott KirbySFGate
As always, I’m a sucker for an interview. There’s nothing particularly earth-shattering in here, but it’s always good to hear how a …

Cranky Dorkfest DFW is Today

Cranky Dorkfest DFW is Today

The day has finally arrived. It’s time for Cranky Dorkfest DFW! If you’re in the Metroplex, come on by to grab some food from the food trucks, watch airplanes, and talk shop. If you’d like, you can enter the raffle as well. Get your tickets in advance below, and learn …

Southwest Leaves Mexico City, Shows the Limitations of Its US-Focused Strategy

Southwest Leaves Mexico City, Shows the Limitations of Its US-Focused Strategy

Below, you’ll find a map of Southwest’s destinations outside the continental US. One of these dots is a different type of destination than the rest. Which one is it?

Southwest Airlines international route network via Southwest.com

If you said Mexico City, you’re right. Mexico City is very different from the …

Cranky on the Web: Hacking Your Reservations, Southwest Computer Problems in Baltimore

Cranky on the Web: Hacking Your Reservations, Southwest Computer Problems in Baltimore

A Hacker Exposed the Ancient Flaw That Makes Airlines So HackablePopular Mechanics
I missed this when it first happened, but apparently there was some glitch through El Al that allowed this guy to hack into passenger reservations on Amadeus. I went back and forth with the author in detail …

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