Air Travel Category

Date September 15 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Why Airline Travel Sucks (It’s Partially Your Fault)

Why Airline Travel Sucks (It’s Partially Your Fault)News from Co.Design: We’ll call him Mr. X. He has decades of experience working with some of the biggest players in the airline industry. And he hates flying every bit as much as you do. The difference, though, is that Mr. X is probably more pragmatic than you [...]

Date August 24 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Air Travel News: ‘Star Wars’ Planes Take Flight and More

Air Travel News: ‘Star Wars’ Planes Take Flight and MoreNews from New York Times: Photo ANA’s “Star Wars” fleet. Credit Lucasfilm Ltd. Our Monday morning air travel news digest, with deals, tips and anything else that travelers may want to know. ‘STAR WARS’ TAKES FLIGHT The expansion of the “Star Wars” empire isn’t limited to [...]

Date August 19 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Air Travel News: More Flights to the Caribbean

Air Travel News: More Flights to the CaribbeanNews from New York Times: Photo Osobuco and side dishes served on LAN. Our Monday morning air travel digest, with deals, tips and anything else that travelers may want to know. LAN AND TAM GET A NEW NAME As part of their merger, the South American airlines LAN [...]

Date August 13 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Why Air Travel Complaints Are on the Rise

Why Air Travel Complaints Are on the RiseNews from Condé Nast Traveler: Spirit Airlines’ inclusion may have bumped the number of traveler complaints. Airlines are losing fewer bags and getting more customers to their destinations on-time, and yet complaints are on the rise, according to the latest report on air service for the first half [...]

The pathetic state of airline travel today was predicted long agoNews from Fortune: April 24, 2015, 4:13 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus continues on Fortune … Read the full article . Related News: Keep air travel competitive, fairNews from Detroit Free Press: Detroit Free Press Editorial Board 12:08 a.m. EDT April 24, 2015 [...]

Date April 21 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Apple is also transforming air travel

Apple is also transforming air travelNews from Computerworld: Appleholic, (noun), æp·əl-hɑl·ɪk: An imaginative person who thinks about what Apple is doing, why and where it is going. Delivering popular Apple-related news, advice and entertainment since 1999. The impact of Apple on air travel extends beyond Apple’s iOS Passbook app – the company’s solutions are appearing [...]

‘Good Old Days’ of Air Travel Weren’t All Good, Bad Times of Today Not All BadNews from ABC News: Webster’s defines “quality” as a degree of excellence or superiority. Think today’s airlines have a problem in this area? So does the new Air Quality Rating report. According to the respected AQR, airline performance has declined [...]

Date April 18 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Mutual Funds Make Air Travel More Expensive

Mutual Funds Make Air Travel More ExpensiveNews from Slate Magazine: A plane arrives at O’Hare International Airport on May 19, 2012, in Chicago. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The great drama of our time is the rise of the 1 percent. Thomas Piketty has done more than anyone else to put this question on the [...]

Date April 13 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Air travel is getting even more unpleasant

Air travel is getting even more unpleasantNews from MarketWatch: One might assume that with all the competition, airlines would be stepping up their game to woo weary travelers. They’re not. Or if they are, it’s not working. In fact, according to the longest-running study on airline performance, it’s getting worse. More delays, more lost luggage, [...]

Date April 11 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Annual HobbyFest Celebrates Houston Air Travel

Annual HobbyFest Celebrates Houston Air TravelNews from Houstonia Magazine: Things are pretty busy over at Hobby Airport, especially with the impending international expansion. But that won’t stop the nearly 88-year-old airport from hosting a big bash tomorrow for the city it has served for so long. For over 20 years, the airport has hosted HobbyFest, [...]