Winging It Archive: July, 2010

Winging It on vacation this week

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I'm traveling on vacation this week ... posting will resume next Monday. Read more

The column: Is airline regulation good for us?

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The Winging It column today explores the public-private nature of the airline business and looks at why some regulation of the industry is... Read more

FAA acts on cockpit window fire hazard

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The FAA today ordered airlines to inspect or replace cockpit windows on Boeing 757s that have been involved in 11 fires. More detail here ... Read more

Tarmac delays fall as new regulation takes effect

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Last month, I posted an item in this space wondering if tarmac delays of three hours or more were likely to go down now that airlines face... Read more

Airline revenue soaring compared to last year

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The airline industry has always suffered more than many businesses in ecoomic downturns and recovered faster when things get better. That's... Read more

PHL, US Airways on-time performance excellent in May

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It may not really be "always sunny in Philadelphia" but there was plenty of good weather in May, as evidenced by one of the best... Read more

Can the smaller airlines survive?

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This is one of the better, more thought-provoking articles recently on the challenges startup airlines and even some of the smaller well-established... Read more

Airline loses bag with Israeli bodyguard's guns

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This is not just another the airlines lost my bag story. This time the bag belonged to the Israeli prime minister's bodyguard, and it had... Read more