Amtrak’s limited service, Spirit/Frontier merger? Google’s self-driving car on the streets

Amtrak resumes limited service in northeast after derailment Amtrak resumed partial service in the northeast and hopes to have everything back in order by Tuesday. The suspension of service is disrupting travel in one of the busiest corridors in the country. The railroad is currently making repairs to track, signal, and power systems north of […]

Frontier complaints soar, Uber drivers threatened, Cactus call sign to go away

Frontier Airlines complaints soar amid tech changes; outsourcing begins A rash of complaints regarding Frontier Airlines has led the Better Business Bureau to investigate the carrier’s A+ rating. The Denver Post’s Laura Keeney quotes a BBB spokeswoman as saying it has “seen a significant spike in complaints just in the past month.” In early March, […]

Peak-bagging, Frontier outsourcing jobs, Allegiant Air pilots vote to strike

Peak-bagging for couch potatoes You want to get into mountain climbing but you want to start out small. How about doing some peak-bagging? This story is about humbler summits — some of them aren’t even hills — that beckon hikers in largely flat, low-lying parts of the country. They have modest names like Charles Mound […]

Frontier starts at O’Hare, AA/US integrate fare codes, Newark Liberty to get upgrade

Frontier launches first of 7 O’Hare routes with $29 fares Frontier Airlines launched seven new O’Hare routes on Monday, the first being to Washington Dulles. But Frontier — which also announced a new paint scheme for its planes last week — has big plans for O’Hare, too. The airline will add six additional destinations from […]

Frontier flys from Cincinnati, UA’s DIY baggage tags, new hazmat rules

Frontier adds flights from Cincinnati-area airport Frontier Airlines is increasing flights from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky airport. Frontier will begin daily flights to Dallas-Fort Worth on Oct. 26, with multiday service also coming to Las Vegas, Phoenix, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The five new destinations give Frontier 10 from the airport in northern Kentucky. Frontier began […]

What we’re reading: Frontier to start charging for carry-ons, airline mergers are not equal, Sky View Observatory ranks in top eleven

Frontier Airlines chooses the dark side, begins charging for carry-on bags Frontier Airlines is following Spirit Airlines’ lead by charging for carry-on bags effective Monday, April 28. They did mention that they are lowering their base airfare by an average of 12 percent. Frontier carry-on fee breakdown:* · Pay for your carry-on online during purchase: […]