Winging It Archive: June, 2009

US Airways suspending three Europe routes in fall

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US Airways told employees in a weekly newsletter that it will suspend its daily roundtrips between PHL and three European cities, Milan, Brussels... Read more

Continental pilot dies in flight, plane lands safely

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This story has been on TV today, reported in that breathless way so many anchors seem to prefer. A Continental 777 captain on a flight from Brussels... Read more

US Airways CEO repeats call for industry consolidation

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US Airways CEO Doug Parker has been the airline industry's most outspoken and consistent campaigner for consolidation, allowing more carriers... Read more

World's best airports: None in U.S. on list

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PHL has won awards over the years for some of its amenities, including good retail and food-and-beverage offerings. But PHL shares a dubious... Read more

Airlines' bumpy outlook explored further

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The Inquirer's Linda Loyd has a good story today that can be read with one by the AP we postred Monday on the airline industry's recession-caused... Read more

Continental responds to errors involving unaccompanied minors

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Continental Airlines got doubled-whammied this week in the bad publicty department when two unaccompanied children, 8 and 10 years old, were... Read more

Airlines told to check pilots' records better

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The FAA invited airline executives to a meeting yesterday in Washington that comes from the investigation of the Colgan Air crash near Buffalo... Read more

Airline service: Not too many fliers happy with U.S. carriers

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The results of a survey by www.seatguru.com, a popular Web site that has layouts of airliner cabins that show you where good seats are, has found... Read more