Archive | November, 2007


Not a flying bus

Delta’s new operations chief comes from a bus company and a doughnut maker. And an airline, too,

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Mom, Dad: Hi, and please go away

Survey strangeness: folks want relatives to stay at a hotel and not a sofa, the most-missed item ftom your lost luggage and other odd ends

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Monarch axes Granada-Gatwick route

Monarch Airlines has come under fire from passengers for axing its Granada-Gatwick route

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GB in DC, a gumptionary speaking truth to power

Giovanni Bisignani comes to Washington – without timidity.

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Free the Eagle

American Airlines parent AMR shakes up the scene with word it will divest its American Eagle regional unit.

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Qatar branches into Sweden

Qatar Airways has launched flights to Stockholm Arlanda International airport

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JetBlue breaks another taboo, goes traditional

JetBlue signs up with three big on-line travel agencies, inlcuding Priceline, but it may have been a good deal in an era of slowing Internet sales.

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A new Virgin

American’s C. David Cush recruited to follow Fred Reid at Virgin America

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Sturm, drang, but no storms

Thanksgiving was no horror story – unless you were a TV crew looking for horror stories.

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Elders and leaders

The longest-serving senator in US history – and the legislator who made airline deregulation possible – marks his nintieth birthday.

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