Winging It Archive: July, 2010

More airlines report 2Q profits

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More airlines are reporting excellent second-quarter results today. Continental earned $233 million on a big jump in revenue, a complete reversal... Read more

Lessons from turbulent United flight

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The story of a United Airlines flight that ran into severe turbulence over Missouri on Monday night, resulting in injuries to 21 people, has... Read more

DOT fires back at tarmac-delay "study"

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Please note I put "study" in quotes, because this is a story about what the Department of Transportation has to say about a study... Read more

UPDATE on earnings: US Airways' big profit, AMR loses

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Today's airline industry second-quarter earnings reports start with US Airways, which had its second-highest quarterly profit since 2005, and... Read more

UPDATE: EU approves American-British Air partnership

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Here is another story from late last week that is likely to influence the cost of trans-Atlantic air travel. The European Union, after a long... Read more

Airlines called on to disclose fees better

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This is an important news story from last week, when I was on vacation. Congress and its Government Accountability Office are taking a close... Read more

Airline news: Earnings return on much higher revenue

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In the airline business, what the economy taketh away, management decisions made during the recession and the ever-present need to travel,... Read more

The column: A guide to better cultural awareness

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Posting on the Winging It blog resumes today after a week off. First up, today's column that appeared in print this morning looks at a topic... Read more