Southwest to transform AirTran hub into ‘megacity’ – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
I was asked what might happen when Southwest takes over the Atlanta operation for AirTran. Small cities might be most at risk.
10 Signs You Should Take a Break From Traveling – Intuit Small Business Blog
A fun look at the ten signs you’ve been traveling too much.
Pay attention! Airlines stretch to make safety fun – CNN Out of the Office
Considering how many incidents there … Read the post
Every time I talk security here, there are always a few comments asking to focus on a better solution instead of just criticizing what we have. We’ve batted around ideas before in comments, but now we actually have a concrete proposal from none other than the International Air Transport Association … Read the post
In the Trenches: Ramping Up for the Holidays – Intuit Small Business Blog
While others ramp down, we ramp up during the holidays.
I know it’s Wednesday and I should be going dark, but with Thanksgiving tomorrow, I decided to switch things around and post today instead. Here we are on November 24, and if one group has its way the lines will be jammed at airports. If you’re flying today, get to … Read the post
If you’ve been watching pilot unions tell their members to decline to go through the body scanner when they go through security, you’re probably feeling concerned about your safety as well, right? The good news is that there don’t appear to be any real safety implications for the casual traveler … Read the post
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is at it once again. In a typical reactive move, you can now no longer bring printer cartridges over 16 ounces on an airplane. If this weren’t so sad, it would be downright comical. There has to be a better way to do this.… Read the post
Some feel blue as United, Continental wedding mixes old, new – Chicago Tribune
The Trib looks at the United/Continental branding efforts, and I chime in with why I’m not a fan of what I’ve seen so far.