The construction is done, so it doesn’t matter much now, but still…… Read the post
This week’s featured link:
NTSB: Air Canada close-call at SFO was even worse than first reported – San Jose Mercury News
Any time I see general media talk about how hundreds of people were very close to perishing in a near miss, I ignore it. That’s because it usually wasn’t … Read the post
I can’t recall anyone outside of the federal government thinking that the Alaska/Virgin America merger was in any way anti-competitive, but all you need to do is look at the new routes being rolled out to see proof that it’s the opposite. Last week, Alaska announced its next round of … Read the post
Asiana Airlines Crash Lands at SFO, No Fatalities but Airport Closed, Call Your Airline for Delays and Info – Conde Nast Daily Traveler
We all know about the Asiana accident at SFO last week. This was my early post on Conde Nast talking about how operations would be impacted.
By now we’ve all heard that Asiana flight 214 from Seoul/Incheon crashed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on Saturday. Anyone who bothered to flip on any of the cable news networks has by now had their fill of awful misinformation and irresponsible speculation. For that reason, I’ve decided to … Read the post
With 2012 over, it’s fun to look back on performance statistics to see what stands out. For me, it’s SFO and its lagging on time performance that once again sticks out like a sore thumb. I’ve long felt that it wouldn’t be fair to restrict traffic at SFO just because … Read the post
There has been a disturbing trend lately where airlines have apparently decided that less information is better for customers. It’s a strange belief that the airlines somehow know what we want better than we do, and it’s incredibly frustrating. So, airlines, please stop this ridiculousness. Do not treat us like … Read the post
San Francisco opens (or shall I say, reopens) Terminal 2 with Virgin America and American as residents today. I was able to get a sneak peak last Monday and I have to say, I’m impressed. They really did this right in terms of design and, most importantly, in terms of … Read the post
Pop quiz. Which major airport had the worst on time performance in August? JFK? Nah. Newark? Nope. Chicago? Bzzt. Atlanta? Nyet. Give up? It’s San Francisco. Really.
You would think that the airports that get pounded by thunderstorms all summer would be the ones that … Read the post
San Francisco Targets LAX In Fight for Connecting Travelers – BNET
SFO wants Aussies and Kiwis to connect there instead of LAX. Hilarity ensues.
Real Estate Developer Rick Caruso Eyes Expansion Into Airports – BNET
The man behind The Grove development in LA is now … Read the post