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What we’re reading: AA/US codeshare, EWR and LGA get new terminals, UA debuts eco-friendly cups

AA/US expand codeshare, EWR and LGA to get new terminals, UA debuts new eco-friendly cups

So much for more competition because of the AA/US merger

I said it during the Senate Aviation Subcommittee hearings on Capitol Hill and now the "new" America Airlines (AA) is proving me correct. The AA/US merger what's-down-is-up and what's-up is-down claim that cutting the number of network airlines from four to three would improve competition is now clearly seen as cynical bald-face misdirection. AA's new line-up service from LaGuardia makes that clear as a bell.
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What we’re reading: Alaska Air takes on SLC, Christmas on the estate, building a better LaGuardia

Alaska Air takes on SLC, Christmas on the estate, building a better LaGuardia

What we’re reading: Qantas to cut 1000 jobs, easy ski vacation ideas, Christmas in Las Vegas, Southwest, Virgin America to buy LaGuardia slots

Qantas cuts 1000 jobs, mulls future of Jetstar and frequent flyers

Qantas will cut 1000 jobs and will consider selling Jetstar, its low-cost subsidiary as well as its frequent flyer program.
After pleading over the last two weeks for financial assistance from the federal government, Qantas said in a profit warning on Thursday that the ”challenges we now face are immense.”

The airline will step up cost savings over the next three years, stripping out $2 billion.

What we’re reading: NY through the years, AA reservation systems crash, Eurostar revamps service

New York through the years, AA reservation systems glitch caused delays, Eurostar revamps service

What we’re reading: JetBlue app suggestions, air on planes isn’t safe, passenger detained at LaGuardia

JetBlue asks for app suggestions, air on planes isn't safe according to BA pilot, passenger detained at LaGuardia for Spirit Airlines threat

What we’re reading: Run on the runway at LaGuardia, iPads OK’ed for cockpits, TSA running out of security lane room

Run on the runway at LaGuardia, American pilots gets OK from FAA for iPads in cockpits, TSA running out of room for security lanes
By |September 12th, 2012|Today|1 Comment|

What we’re reading: New JetBlue service from LGA & DCA, world’s best airport restaurants, new ATC tests in Seattle

JetBlue introduces new service from LGA and DCA, the world's best airport restaurants, airlines tests landing instructions from a satellite at SeaTac

What we’re reading: SWISS flys on Times Square subway shuttle, Delta invests $1.4B in LGA and JFK, hangover bus, biofueled 787

SWISS Airlines welcomes passengers aboard the NYC Time Square shuttle, Delta invests $1.4B in LaGuardia and JFK, the Las Vegas' hangover bus, 787 powered by biofuel takes off

What we’re reading: Boeing delivers JAL’s first two 787s, Delta expands service from LGA, fines for passengers who don’t turn off cellphones?

Boeing delivers JAL's first two 787s, Delta expands service from LGA after its swap with USAirways, Port Authority NY/NJ wants to fine passengers who don't turn off cellphones and delay planes