Winging It Archive: September, 2008

American pilots unhappy with proposed alliance

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Speaking of plans of British Airways, American's pilots' union has filed a grievance with management over its proposal to enter a code-sharing... Read more

British Airways PHL flights now in Terminal 5

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British Airways opened its new Terminal 5 at its London Heathrow Airport last spring with great fanfare. Unfortunately, the terminal really... Read more

UPDATE: Airline baggage-fee roundup as United raises cost of checking a second bag

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Th Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the hometown paper in American's headquarters, has a good roundup on Tuesday on airline baggage fees, prompted... Read more

Airline cutbacks hurting convention business

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Here's yet another trend to watch as a result of airlines cutting their flight schedules: It makes it tougher to get to conventions and meetings... Read more

Tough times for small airports

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The challenges facing small airports in the PHL region because of airline cutbacks were detailed yesterday by Inquirer staff writer Linda Loyd... Read more

Hurricane Ike fallout: Travel disruption continues, but oil lower on relief it wasn't worse

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Hurricane Ike continues to disrupt air travel, moving into the Midwest with strong winds and rain. Continental resumed service from its Houston... Read more

The column: What is air security doing to stifle international travel?

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Today's Winging It column takes a look at one of the many consequences of 9/11 that not everyone likes: How tough and unfriendly the government... Read more

Ike the monster and you

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The warnings are dire about what Hurricane Ike is expected to do to the Texas Gulf coast. Continental and Southwest, both with hubs in Houston... Read more