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How to make airports cool -- and profitable

Nov 28, 2013
Airports used to be dull, grey boxes we had to pass through to get from one place to another.
Posted In: airports, Airlines, terminals, holidays, design, interiors, traveling, flying

US Airways merger with American cleared for takeoff

Nov 28, 2013
A bankruptcy judge clears American Airlines to merge, which leaves the U.S. airline industry with three giant airline plus a few others.
Posted In: AAdvantage, Airlines, US Airways, American Airlines, merger

Bad weather, cancelled flights: You're not getting home for Thanksgiving that easily

Nov 27, 2013
The best laid travel plans can fall through when the system comes under the kind of pressure common at Thanksgiving.
Posted In: holiday travel, Airlines

Two words that cancel airline flights: Wintry Mix

Nov 26, 2013
Airlines try to react sooner when big storms barrel down at peak travel periods like Thanksgiving.
Posted In: Airlines, holiday travel

Can you hear me now? I'm 10,000 feet above the ground

Nov 22, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission is moving toward lifting a long-standing ban on cell phone calls in-flight. It would permit calls once a plane reaches 10,000 feet.
Posted In: airplane mode, Airlines, airline safety

Selling to a captive audience, at 30,000 feet

Nov 8, 2013
The airlines have been a little slow to get into the Big Data game. But it looks like they’re moving in that direction.
Posted In: big data, Airlines

The most expensive airport parking? For the planes

Nov 5, 2013
The Department of Justice is talking with American Airlines and US Airways about possibly lifting its anti-trust action.
Posted In: US Air, American Air, mergers, Airlines

Ding! You are now free to use your tablets during takeoff

Oct 31, 2013
The FAA is allowing airline passengers to use some mobile devices during takeoff and landing. NOT cellphones.
Posted In: Airlines, tablets, e-books, gate-to-gate

In the South, one airline bets big on small

Oct 29, 2013
Southern Airways Express flies small planes out of small airports, a no-hassle alternative to driving a few hundred miles.
Posted In: Airlines, airports

5 reasons they should bring the Concorde back

Oct 25, 2013
Ten years ago this week, the Concorde -- the supersonic passenger airliner operated by British Airways and Air France -- made its last flight across the Atlantic.
Posted In: concorde, supersonic jet, Airlines

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