3 Links I Love: Near Misses, Frontier Unhinged, Darwin Un-Etihaded, Norwegian Unprofitable

3 Links I Love: Near Misses, Frontier Unhinged, Darwin Un-Etihaded, Norwegian Unprofitable

This week’s featured link:
NTSB: Air Canada close-call at SFO was even worse than first reportedSan 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

If You Thought the Alaska/Virgin America Merger Was Anti-Competitive, Take a Look at San Francisco

If You Thought the Alaska/Virgin America Merger Was Anti-Competitive, Take a Look at San Francisco

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

San Francisco’s Fog and Runway Problems Give the Airport a Dubious Honor

San Francisco’s Fog and Runway Problems Give the Airport a Dubious Honor

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

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