Winging It Archive: May, 2011

What worries CEOs at Southwest, AMR

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Annual meetings of major airlines brought out some worry, and protest by some workers this week. Read more here about what happened at the... Read more

United-Continental merging for real

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Until now, United and Continental have been merger partners but have not integrated most of their operations into what will be the world's... Read more

No new safety issues for Airbus jets

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We have been payijng attention in this space to the recovery of the black boxes from the doomed Air France Airbus A330 that crashed in the... Read more

The real background on man who rushed AA cockpit door

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Good morning ... I'm back after a few days off. The one airline-related story in the last week that has generated an enormous amount of often... Read more

Bad and good news about US Airways

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US Airways has improved its service in recent years, as evidenced by government rankings that show higher scores month by month. But that didn't... Read more

A big weekend for unruly passengers

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Readers may have heard of some of these "unruly passenger" incidents at U.S. airlines last weekend, a time of heightened security because of... Read more

Deep mystery: How much a flight will really cost

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The issue of how much travelers really will wind up paying for an airline flight -- with all fees added in -- and how the airline gives you... Read more

Delta Connection pilot to Muslims: You're outta here

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In the here-we-go-again department, a pilot for Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast didn't like the looks of two Muslim men dressed... Read more