Happy inauguration day, everyone. Even though this year’s was clearly upstaged by… the existence of indoguration day, it remains one of the most important indicators of the continuance of the American democracy. So today I’m bringing you a special Wednesday guest post from Howard Kass with a message for … Read the post
Those of you who have subscribed to the Cranky Coronavirus Daily Update are familiar with Andrew’s moment of levity. (If not, you should really subscribe.) Andrew works for us at Cranky Concierge, and he recently had to fly from Seattle to Atlanta for personal reasons. Since I’m not flying … Read the post
If you missed it, yesterday The Cardinal returned to guest post about San Bernardino International Airport and the scandal that led to its commercial terminal being built… and completely unused. Today, he looks into why that is.
At best it seems the San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) commercial terminal was … Read the post
Long time readers of the blog may remember reading guests posts written by The Cardinal. He has a long history in the airline industry and has always remained anonymous here, but his guest posts stopped back in 2011. I’m happy to report that The Cardinal is back, and I have … Read the post
After covering Virgin Atlantic’s flight powered by recaptured carbon biofuel, Geoff Fischer had to get back home to Seattle. He was lucky enough to be flown home in Upper Class (aka Business Class), and here’s his report.
Disclosure: Virgin Atlantic paid for Geoff’s travel.
Having flown British Airways a … Read the post
Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that United retired its 747s last week with one remarkable last flight. I was devastated that I was unable to go due to other commitments, but United allowed me to send someone in my place to cover the experience for the blog. … Read the post
It’s been a few years since you last heard from Geoff Fischer on the blog. But after tackling some seriously difficult challenges, including flying First Class on both Cathay Pacific and Emirates, he’s back again. This time, thanks to a now-depleted trove of American AAdvantage miles, Geoff took a ride … Read the post
Today American begins flying its A319s between Dallas/Ft Worth and Charlotte, Cleveland, Memphis, and Wichita. Many more markets are coming soon as this airplane begins to replace some flying that’s currently done by MD-80s. Kevin, someone many of you have dealt with at Cranky Concierge, was at the rollout a … Read the post
Anyone flown through Terminal 3 at JFK on Delta lately? Fortunately, that miserable experience is soon coming to an end with the opening of Delta’s new Terminal 4 expansion in May. Justin Harrison works with SmartFlyer, a travel agency in New York that we affiliate with at Cranky Concierge… Read the post
I’m busy enjoying some Maui onion rings right now, so I’ve lined up a guest post for your reading pleasure. Eric Starkman has read this blog for a long time and he had an interesting story to tell regarding outsourced call centers. Enjoy.
Here’s a marketing tip you can … Read the post
For those of you who read Dan Webb’s musings about the airline industry at Things in the Sky, you might be wondering where the blog went. Well, he’s going to work for an airline, so he told BoardingArea that he would be winding things up. They took the blog down … Read the post