Winging It Archive: January, 2011

US Airways reports big Q4, annual profits

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Big, good news was reported by US Airways this morning. The once-struggling, almost-died-numerous-times, given-up-as-hopeless-at-customer-service... Read more

US Airways news: Bonuses paid, Expedia deal

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US Airways has been on what we might call an on-time roll the last year or two. US Airways' Robert Isom, the chief operating officer, reported... Read more

No U.S. airline fatalities in 2010

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You might consider reading this story from USA Today, reporting that U.S. airlines had no fatalities last year, in conjunction with the post... Read more

Moscow blasts shows airport vulnerability

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This story will be found all over the media today but bears repeating in this space. The explosion in one of Moscow's major airports underscores... Read more

UPDATED: About Southwest's humorous ads (and making money)

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The Inquirer's Linda Loyd has a delightful story todayabout the Texas advertising agency that has worked for Southwest Airlines for 30 years... Read more

New bus services: growing like weeds, study finds

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As many Philadelphia-area travelers have discovered in the last couple of years, new competitors have changed the intercity bus business, offering... Read more

Airline earnings the usual mix of results

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The major airlines continue to report their 2010 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results. American's parent, AMR, reported a 4Q loss... Read more

Priceline makes deal wth American for ticket sales

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Here's anotrher update on American Airlines effort to avoid the traditional ticket-sales distribution system and require other sellers of its... Read more