Qantas cuts 1000 jobs, mulls future of Jetstar and frequent flyers Qantas will cut 1000 jobs and will consider selling Jetstar, its low-cost subsidiary as well as its frequent flyer program. After pleading over the last two weeks for financial assistance from the federal government, Qantas said in a profit warning on Thursday that the […]
A quick trip on Southwest Airlines reminded me of the one thing legacy carriers don’t offer any of their fliers — consistency.
Amazon’s Prime Air, United completes p.s. redesign, Southwest fined $325,000
DL, VX, WN have their say about the merger, LAX, ORD predicted to be busiest this Thanskgiving, Willis Tower no longer tallest building in US
United fined $1.1 million, bag fees may come to Southwest, Ryanair softening image
SWA gets ready for end of Wright Amendment, iconic airports, airlines squeezing in more seats
Some airline passengers take great exception to passengers in front of them, reclining their seat back, and are asking the airlines to eliminate seat recline. Sometimes, these passengers complain loudly while in flight and take other actions when they believe the passenger in front of them, has invaded their space. Ned Levi discusses the issues of airplane seat recline.
Southwest fires captain over LaGuardia nose-first landing Southwest Airlines has fired the captain who was at the controls when the airplane landed nose-first at LaGuardia. The action came as Dallas-based Southwest completed its probe of the accident, Linda Rutherford, an airline spokeswoman, said today by e-mail, without giving details. Southwest ordered the first officer to […]
Eurostar to launch London-Amsterdam rail service in 2016 Eurostar and the national rail operator of the Netherlands signed an agreement to launch twice-daily service between London and Amsterdam in 2016. The two companies said the journey will take around four hours, stopping en route in Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The service requires ratification […]
SWA changes Rapid Rewards, most dishonest cities, Poll: Virgin America best US airline