Pizza for passengers, beat jet lag, storms affect NE travel

Pilot orders PIZZA for his delayed passengers The 2 p.m. Delta flight from Philadelphia to Atlanta got rerouted Knoxville due to bad weather in Georgia. The flight was stuck on the tarmac for several hours so the pilot decided to do something for the passengers. He ordered pizza and had it delivered via the baggage […]

How Congress is betraying American air travelers

The American people would be saddened and sickened to learn that some members of Congress not only put their own personal interests before their constituents’ but also can go much further and inflict financial harm on the traveling public, mid-size communities and those seeking employment in the travel and tourism industry. Members are allowed to […]

LCCs can’t compete at ATL, cruise lines not cutting prices, flying is greener than driving

Air fair? Why low-cost carriers can’t overcome Delta’s dominance When Southwest Airlines started flying to and from Atlanta, analysts predicted that fares would go down. It hasn’t really happened. That said, on any given day, Southwest generally offers lower fares out of Atlanta than Delta, [aviation consultant Michael] Boyd says. For its part, Southwest claims […]

Delta keeps Seattle-Haneda route, video games at Stockholm airport, Air Canada clips power lines

Delta to retain Seattle-Haneda route with proviso, American selected as back-up The US DOT announced that Delta will keep its slot pair that allows it to fly between Seattle and Haneda airport providing that the airline flies the route daily. The agency also selected American Airlines as a back-up should Delta fail to provide the […]

Half price Hawaii, SkyMiles updates, SWA international flight

Hawaii for half-price? Airfare deals to the Islands keep on coming Want to escape the winter blues? How about Hawaii? Fares are now pretty cheap. The onslaught of Hawaii deals began in December, with some roundtrips from almost all major US cities to most major Hawaiian airports in the high $500 range. We jumped on […]

Spirit vs. Delta, Air Canada’s new Premium Business Class, Heathrow passengers grow

Delta Air Lines: This airline might be Delta’s biggest worry The airline that Delta should worry about is not United, Southwest, or American, but Spirit. Interestingly, management did not indicate concerns with American, United or Southwest, but rather with the fast growing ultra low cost carriers. Spirit Airlines recently announced it will expand in Atlanta […]