Winging It Archive: December, 2009

Focusing on why screening systems didn't work

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I'm back (sometimes) from a break and tracking the followup to the foiled Christmas Day terrorist attack. Unless you live in cave you know it... Read more

Administration promises air security review

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This posting is for those who come only to this space for their airline and air-travel news. Everyone else knows what happened as Delta flight... Read more

The column: Cell phones in flight? You say no way

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The Winging It column today provides the feedback promised two weeks ago on this issue: Is it time to revist the ban on cell phone voice calls... Read more

Crash in Kingston: Pilots' action to be probed

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Merry Christmas everyone. Sorry to have only this important followup story to post today: Investigators say they will look at the action pilots'... Read more

Amtrak Northeast trains back after 3-hour delay

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Today it was Amtrak's turn to suffer delays in the Northeast. All trains on the Northeast Corridor stopped for three hours because of an electrical... Read more

PHL cell phone lot open: Let's use it, folks

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The new PHL cell phone lot, on airport property in an easily accessible location, is apparently still a second choice for some motorists approaching... Read more

American jet crashes on landing in Jamaica, 44 hurt

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This year will go down as one of worst in several years for U.S. airline accident with the latest: An American 737 skidded off a runway on... Read more

Eurostar trains through Channel Tunnel resume

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The fast trains that link London with the European continent, and have taken big chunks of business from airlines in recent years, resumed... Read more