If you ask someone at Honeywell how many engines are on any aircraft, you might quickly decide they’re all pretty stupid over there. Time after time during my visit to their operation in Phoenix recently [Disclosure: Honeywell paid for my trip to their media day], I had people tell me … Read the post
The FCC says it will revisit a ban on cell phones on airplanes. Do you like that plan? Personally, I fully support the FCC removing the ban. Let the airlines decide if they want to allow it or not.
Discussion about passenger electronics – The Joan Hamburg Show – WOR 710
I was on to discuss the new passenger electronic rules. It starts right around the 11 minute mark.
By now, you probably know from the many press releases that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has overturned its decades-old rule banning the use of personal electronics below 10,000 feet. Airlines, notably Delta and JetBlue, have rushed to put this into effect immediately with others following behind. I know … Read the post
How to Find the Best Holiday Travel Deals, Flights, and Solutions: Foolproof Tips for Winter Trips – Conde Nast Traveler – The Perrin Post
Wendy Perrin was kind enough to include me in her holiday tips for the urgent assistance work I do with Cranky Concierge.
Welcome back to the last post of Distribution Week here on The Cranky Flier. I know I’m getting really wonky here, and I apologize for that to my casual traveler readers. But this is something that really interests me, and I wanted to dig in deep. This post was the … Read the post
A couple weeks ago, I had a unique opportunity to connect through the massive hub that is Camarillo. Ok, so maybe it’s not massive. Camarillo is actually a small airport northwest of LA with no commercial service, but it is the home of Row 44’s Grumman Albatross test aircraft. I … Read the post
All the talk this week has been about United’s massive reservation system transition, but that wasn’t the only move of this type in the last couple weeks. Cape Air made the switch recently to a brand new airline reservation system made by none other than Google’s ITA Software. While … Read the post