Winging It Archive: March, 2012

JetBlue pilot meltdown puts focus on mental health

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The meltdown of a JetBlue pilot during a flight on Tuesday has prompted a closer look at a problem that is worrisome but extremely rare: Needing... Read more

JetBlue passengers follow 'how to foil a midair attack' script of a TSA critic

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If you watch TV news or follow news alerts on your electronic device, it was hard to miss the story yesterday of an apparent mental breakdown... Read more

Airlines follow Southwest lead with fare increase

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Higher fuel costs prompted Southwest, followed by all the other major carriers, to raise fares across the board by $2 to $5. Read more about... Read more

US Airways, City continue debating PHL expansion plans

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The debate continues between US Airways and the City over whether to expand PHL runways and rebuild most of its air field. Are these necessary... Read more

US Airways, American full of news today

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US Airways has been in the news for several reasons over the last couple of days. Among the developments, sources say it's talking about merger... Read more

US Airways, city making nice on PHL expansion plans

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US Airways and the Nutter administration say they are committed to working together to improve PHL and are still friends despite a fundamental... Read more

Airlines, customers each issue own manifestos

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The industry trade group Airlines for America recently issued a manifesto that outlined what it would include in a national airline policy... Read more

Time to revisit FAA rules on electronic devices?

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We are linking here to a New York Times "Bits" technology column in which writer Nick Bolton expresses frustration with federal airline safety... Read more