Winging It Archive: June, 2010

The column: How airline numbers are going up

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Signs are everywhere that the airline business, with capacity cuts and a little more demand, is recovering from the recession. In the Winging... Read more

UPDATED: Spirit cancels everything because of pilots' strike

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UPDATE: Spirit Airlines has now canceled all flights through tomorrow, Tuesday. Beyond that, we see little new information available.Here's... Read more

Transformation of Terminal F starting soon

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Those of you who have followed my work awhile know that I have focused on what to do with Terminal F in the past. The terminal has been a work... Read more

American Eagle starts service at ABE

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American Eagle Airlines today launched service, three times a day in each direction, between Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) and... Read more

Airline employment falls as outsourcing maintenance rises

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The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports that airline employment shrank in 2009 compared with the year before, with the ranks of... Read more

Spirit determined to keep flying if pilots strike

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Spirit Airlines, which serves Atlantic City, says it's working with other airlines to provide some help if its pilots go on strike this weekend... Read more

FAA testing planes without pilots

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It's been a given in the first century of powered flight that pilots are needed to operate airplanes. But the Federal Aviation Administration... Read more

Airline J.D. Power ratings improve

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Last week's Winging It column noted that surveys abound in the travel business and some can be read with greater faith than others, considering... Read more