Winging It Archive: May, 2009

More airports add PHL-like transit links

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An article today about U.S. airports that are adding rail links for passengers barely mentions PHL, one of the first airports to have a rail... Read more

Recession spurs change in airlines' premium service

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Airlines whose profits depend on a small percentage of long-haul international travelers paying for first- or business-class seats are in trouble... Read more

Southwest-WestJet deal delayed

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Speaking of code-sharing, Southwest and WestJet of Canada say they have put on hold their plans to work together. Read more. Read more

The column: Who benefits from airline alliances?

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Today's Winging It column asks why not all airline experts, including a former CEO, say alliances between big international carriers aren't all... Read more

Delta to drop PHL-Boston flights

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According to USA Today, citing the Airline Routes Update blog, Delta will stop flying between PHL and Boston after Aug. 17, leaving US Airways... Read more

Airport, travel stories we failed to get to, until now

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The Wing Man had another hectic week and let slip the posting of several articles and other bits of information that relate to PHL and travel... Read more

FAA nails commuter airline for faking pilot records

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The training and pay of commuter, or regional, airline pilots has been under scrutiny since the crash of a Colgan Air flight near Buffalo in... Read more

AMR, Southwest CEOs worried about rising oil prices

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Both AMR CEO Gerard Arpey and Southwest boss Gary Kelly, in separate news conferences after annual shareholders' meetings, said they are concerned... Read more