Top stories this week: Delta does its consumer wrong, turbulence, baggage transfers, stopovers, consolidations with online travel agencies and more.
Delta to fly 717s as a shuttle aircraft out of LAX and SLC. New security rules after FAA inspector arrest. The new JFK terminal you won't see is for pets.
World's worst airports for spending the night based on comfort, cleanliness and customer service, Delta retiring its 747s, Nevada suspends Uber ridesharing,
Delta's in-flight entertainment options expand, Virgin America readies for its IPO, FAA wants lower buildings near airports
For the first time in decades, the cold reality of the SkyMiles program will send many of us into mileage-collecting rehab, where we can be weaned from our frequent flier addiction and finally make a more informed and rational booking decision.
What we’re reading: Delta to change FF mile accrual, US open to privatizing ATC, Sixt rent-a-car in Vegas
Delta to switch method for point accrual, US open to privatizing ATC, Sixt rent-a-car opens in Vegas
What we’re reading: AA/US aligns flier benefits, DC-9’s final scheduled flight, frequent flier mileage runs
AA/US aligns customer benefits, DC-9 completes final scheduled flight, frequent fliers do mileage runs for status
Nothing could have prepared Jeff White for the shock he got after printing his boarding pass for a recent Delta Air Lines flight from Pensacola, Fla., to Albany, N.Y., by way of Atlanta. Right there, next to his name, was a confirmation code that proclaimed: “H8GAYS.”
What we’re reading: AA may go back to old tail design, cabin upgrades on Alaska Air, no in-flight calls on some airlines
AA may go back to old tail design, cabin upgrades on Alaska Air, no in-flight calls on Delta, JetBlue, United
What we’re reading: US airlines give China flight plans, TSA race to the gate, best places to unplug
US airlines give China flight plans, TSA race to the gate, best places to unplug