Amtrak: PHL fliers' best friend

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Very little is likely to be more helpful in the years ahead for PHL air travelers than what Amtrak has planned for the ground in the Northeast... Read more

UPDATED: On fancy planes, narrow seats and cramped cabins

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UPDATED WITH CORRECT INFO, acknowledging comment below: Offered today for your pleasure whle flying or just thinking (for or against) of your... Read more

American seeks more time for Ch 11 reorganization

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Here's the most recent development in the American bankruptcy case. If you read to the end, you will learn that US Airways had nothing to say... Read more

Why flying is no fun anymore (and may be dangerous)

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A longtime professional colleague, Bill McGee, former editor of Consumer Reports Travel Letter and widely respected for his aviation expertise... Read more

Ruling on American labor contracts delayed

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After a week of travel, we're back to posting. Here's a story from late last week with some recent developmemnts in the ongoing saga of American's... Read more

An expansive, optimistic view of American Airlines

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After a couple of months of ample reporting of the negative aspects of American Airlines future -- and there are plenty, which is why it's... Read more

US Airways' Parker notes support for AA takeover

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US Airways CEO Doug Parker, speaking to shareholders in the financial center of the universe, New York, this week, pointed to union and Wall... Read more

US Airways tales: Meger prep & unhappy customers

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You've already seen the bad news: US Airways came in last among major carriers in J.D. Power's annual customer satisfaction rankings. The good... Read more