Winging It Archive: January, 2010

Delta has small Q4 loss but businss improving

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Delta, now the world's largest airline, reported a small fourth-quarter loss but said traffic is picking up in various ways. Read all about... Read more

Year's first air fare increase rolled back

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The major airlines over the last few days attempted, and failed, to raise base fares by up to $16 roundtrip after not all the carriers would... Read more

Where some of your bag-fee $$$ is going

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Delta says it will spend $1 billion over three-and-a-half years on product improvements and fuel efficiency. Read a little more here. Read more

Politics prompts withdrawl of nominee to head TSA

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Airline security should be a bipartisan issue in Washington but news of another development last week that I'm just now getting around to posting... Read more

How would you fix U.S. air travel?

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A provocative column appeared last week in USA Today seeking ideas to improve air travel, and I hope it will spawn some ideas from my readers... Read more

Bodies being recovered in Ethiopian Airlines' jet crash

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An Ethiopian Airlines jet, a recently made Boeing 737-800, crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in stormy weather early today shortly after takeoff... Read more

The column: Why airlines love those bag fees

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Today's Winging It column takes a closer look at the airlines' 2009 earnings reports that began pouring in last week to explain why fees for... Read more

Separate events interrupt 2 United flights

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Since you-know-what on Christmas Day, has there been an increase in the kind of flight diversions reported in this post, (none of them resulting... Read more