Says It's A Bad Idea, But Falls Short Of Blunt Opposition
American Airlines' planned divestiture of regional carrier
American Eagle is a bad idea for all concerned, especially for
employees and passengers, according to officials with the Air Line
Other Carriers Plan Expanded Service... But You'll Have To
Passengers on low-cost airline JetBlue will soon be able to
check email and surf the web while flying across the country.
American Airlines and Virgin America plan to offer their own
services within the year, reports The New York Times... and more
carriers will likely add inflight web access over the next few
If the domestic airline industry moves towards consolidation,
Delta Air Lines will lead the charge. That's the opinion of US
Airways CEO Doug Parker, even though his own hostile takeover bid
for Delta failed this past spring.
It's been said younger people sometimes have difficulty with
expressing themselves... leading them to experiment with body art,
or maybe blogging... or, urinating in the passenger cabin of a
US aerospace companies may expect sales to climb six percent in
2008, according to the Aerospace Industries Association... a slower
growth rate than in 2007, when sales climbed nearly nine percent
over the previous year.
Saying the domestic airline industry hasn't yet realized the
surge in fuel prices isn't just a short-term spike, Southwest
Airlines CEO Gary Kelly forecasts higher fares ahead... and mergers
among the airline's legacy rivals.
Unveils Traveler, Employee Tip Numbers; Video Contest
Stating her organization advocates "putting the integrity,
dignity and wellbeing back in air travel," this week Kate Hanni,
founder of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers’ Bill of
Rights, introduced a plan "to expose the truth about airline
practices and bring justice to the flying public."