Winging It Archive: June, 2010

Business traveler's revolt: One sues to stop merger

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The natives are growing restless. A group of 50 air travelers, mostly business people, filed suit in San Francisco in an effort stop the merger... Read more

Airlines complain about administration's pro-customer moves

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Airline executives, led by US Airways' CEO Doug Parker, are unhappy that the Obama administration has moved aggressively to protect customers... Read more

American, ground workers' union still at odds

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American Airlines and its Transport Workers Union, which represents ground workers, are back at the bargaining table after the rank-and-file... Read more

UPDATED: Another serious safety problem FAA is doing little about

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UPDATE: The FAA has challenged the wording of this post. See the third paragraph below. THE ORIGINAL: Over the years I've followed airlines... Read more

Airline food prepared in unsanitary kitchens?

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Most of us don't have to worry whether a meal served to us by an airline was prepared in a large, institutional and unsanitary kitchen. For... Read more

Southwest launches PHL-BOS flights

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The one airline route many Philadelphia-area travelers have eagerly awaited for yearswas launched yesterday: PHL to BOS Logan nonstop by Southwest... Read more

The column: Technology is helping travelers stay home

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Today's Winging It column reports on the latest in videoconferencing technology, called telepresence, a significant advance on the previous... Read more

US Airways signs code-share deal with Spain's Spanair

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US Airways said today it has signed a code-share agreement with Spain's Spanair, which the airlines say will make it easier for travelers to... Read more