We have three different airline quandaries to ponder. How should frequent flier miles be awarded? Can TWA flight attendants have a second chance to get seniority back when AA merges with USAir? And, will the airlines ever start to charge for airline tickets by passenger weight?
While most American tourists make a whirlwind swing through Heidelberg, the town deserves some time. This city is an integral part of Medieval and modern German history and is considered the home of humanism. Its university is the oldest in Germany and the third founded in Europe.
As a bankruptcy solution the merger of American Airlines with US Airways is a wonderful solution. Creditors are made whole, stockholders do not lose all of the value of their stocks (though it has been dramatically reduced) and the business of aviation can continue. However, there is the messy business about how this merger will affect consumers.
JetBlue starts BOS-HOU service, Delta partners with Major League Baseball, Lufthansa blasts US cuts
Instead of calling or lining up or even going online to have an agent rebook a flight where there has been some kind of travel disruption, travelers now get messages about possible or probable missed connections, along with a new alternate flight. The rebooking systems are good but, by no means, perfect.
Travelers say airport security less stressful than healthy eating, AA/US Airways merger approved, FAA may restrict 787 flights
A Greyhound bus, which originated in Minneapolis, left a group of passengers at a closed station in the middle of the night. The passengers huddled together outside the closed building. Singh opened his luggage and added layer upon layer of clothes in an effort to keep warm. This isn’t right.
IHG hotels to offer free Wi-Fi, Boeing 787 takes to the sky to test batteries, using electronic devices during take-off and landing
United is betting that both improving and reducing the number of premium seats will increase the number of people who will actually pay for those seats.
Cooking oil partly powers KLM jets, Boeing readies 787s for coming fixes, FAA to pare down list of towers scheduled to close