Delta Gets Bloggy

Delta Gets Bloggy

Delta’s really been pushing into the whole web 2.0 world more than any other airline lately. Today, they took another step by quietly launching their corporate blog Under the Wing. As far as I know, this is the only US airline with a blog besides Southwest. (Yes, JetBlue …

Airline Information Going Mobile

Airline Information Going Mobile

Ah, Memorial Day. The start of summer and the start of airline delay season. Is there anything worse than getting stuck in a thunderstorm in Chicago and not being able to do anything except sit on terminal hold and hope for some agent in India to pick up the phone …

Ryanair’s Southwest Knockoff

Ryanair’s Southwest Knockoff

I’m guessing that most of you who read this blog know about Southwest’s “Ding!” application. In short, you download a program that stays open on your computer. If you’re connected to the internet, you will receive an alert when Southwest publishes special sale fares. These can sometimes be …

It’s Dork Time!

It’s Dork Time!

Sometimes, I just find the need to dork out. When a friend passed along the link to flightmemory.com, I knew it was time to get cozy with my computer. This is the result (click to see details):

The site lets you input every flight you take and plots it …

What is That Noise?

What is That Noise?

If you’ve flown on an Airbus narrowbody (A318/A319/A320/A321) or an A330, you’ve definitely heard the sound that makes you think something is horribly wrong, especially if you’re sitting near the wing. As you wait to take off, you look out the window expecting to see this:

a319ptu

But don’t worry, it’s …

The New United.com

The New United.com

I’ve actually been meaning to write about this for awhile, but for some reason it kept getting pushed into the corner and I’m just dusting it off now.

After a short period of beta testing, United has now integrated the new version of its booking engine onto its site. This
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