Winging It Archive: April, 2012

Old story: Airlines add fees, rules, cut a frill

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We found an excellent roundup on the Time Moneyland Web site of some recent airline moves: Allegiant is charging for carry-on bags, Delta has... Read more

Does Delta want to buy local refinery?

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Read down into this story to lean a little more about the interest expressed by Delta -- yes, the airline -- in buying one of the Philadelphia-area... Read more

Unlike a virgin: New airline at PHL

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For the archives, here are Inquirer and Daily News stories about the launch of Virgin America flights between PHL and the West Coast and the... Read more

No more chocolate chip cookies in the air

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Once upon a time, just a decade or two ago, a great little airline called Midwest really knew how to please customers. Its staff baked chocolate... Read more

It's all relative: Airline service is getting better

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The annual Airline Quality Index was released yesterday and indications are that service improved last year, measured by the four criteria... Read more

Is pilot experience real issue in JetBlue incident?

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The mental breakdown of a JetBlue pilot last week has prompted a closer look at another issue that has been in the news recently: How much... Read more