Survey suggests American Airlines has rudest employees among domestic carriers

According to a recent survey by Airfarewatchdog, travelers think that among domestic carriers, American Airlines had the rudest employees.

Ranking last (which in this case means winner) is a four-way tie between Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier and Virgin America. Hmm. Seems budget airlines know how to bring it.

AMR creditors prefer all-stock deal with US Air

American Airlines’ creditors would prefer an all-stock deal with US Airways rather than a partial cash deal.

The creditors of American Airlines’ parent AMR want to capture the full upside from a combination if the airline chooses to emerge from bankruptcy in a merger with its smaller rival, the people said this week.

NASA tells us why the world won’t end with the Mayan calendar next week

NASA is so sure that the world won’t end on December 21 that they made a video for the day after explaining why the world didn’t end.