Winging It Archive: January, 2012

US Airways & American: more merger talk

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The most recent speculative story we've seen on the possibility of a US Airways merger with bankrupt American -- a possibility raised long... Read more

Obama announces steps to draw more international visitors

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As a city eager to attract more international visitors, and with a healthy amount of direct overseas flights that need filling on a daily basis... Read more

First to report: Southwest post 4Q profit

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Catching up to yesterday's first fourth-quarter earnings report, here's the story of how Southwest made money in the last three monhs and... Read more

Did TSA strip-search the two octogenerians at JFK?

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The TSA acknowledges its agents didn't follow procedure when it searched two suspicious elderly women -- almot 90 years old --- at Kennedy... Read more

Virgin America coming to PHL

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After hoping for years that Virgin Atlantic Airways would one day fly from PHL to London, the airport could be getting the next best thing:... Read more

Not all airlines fighting European carbon trading plan

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Major U.S. airlines and those from some other parts of the world are vehemently opposed to the European Union's new plan, or scheme in European... Read more

How technology can't ever replace all travel

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During tough economic times, when there are cutbacks in people's travel for both business or leisure, there are often predictions about how... Read more

Airlines raising fares ... again

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It's a new year so it must be time for airlines to raise their fares again. Yes, we know, costs for all sorts of goods and services go up and... Read more