Category: Airlines

Travel News: Southwest Releases Statement regarding Trump Grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8

In a statement released this afternoon, Southwest Airlines noted they are fully complying with the presidential order to cease flying Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and provided details on customers… Read more »

Travel News: Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics (Reblog: Skift)

“Southwest Airlines Co., battered by more than a week of flight delays and cancellations from a rash of aircraft maintenance issues, said its investigation has identified a small group of… Read more »

Breaking News: No survivors in Amazon Cargo Plane crash outside of Houston

According to the FAA, a Boeing 767 operated by Atlas Air crashed 30 miles southeast of Houston George Bush Airport. You can read the FAA”s official statement via Twitter, below: According… Read more »

Developing Story: American Airlines Flight Attendants Burlesque Video Prompts An Outcry (Reblog)

“A video that apparently shows four off-duty American Airlines flight attendants performing a burlesque-like routine has drawn the ire of two American unions. The airline said it had nothing to… Read more »

Travel News: Can Pilots ‘Step on the Gas’ if They’re Behind Schedule? (Reblog)

“It’s a familiar scenario for passengers: your flight is delayed by 30 minutes. Then 45 minutes. You risk missing that important meeting. It’ll be touch and go. But then, you… Read more »

Travel News: United’s Capacity Growth Plan Bears Fruit: Business Travel News (Reblog)

“United Airlines enjoyed an “I told you so” moment with its fourth-quarter revenue results, as capacity growth plans that rattled analysts early last year appeared to pay off. United in… Read more »

Travel News: Travel Weekly’s 2018 Year in Review (Reblog)

“In 2018, the travel industry grappled with the impact of major mergers, policy changes, technological advances and the unpredictability of Mother Nature.” “As is the case every year, travel industry… Read more »

Travel News: Corporate travel pros rank Delta No. 1 in Business Travel News Airline Survey for 8th straight year (Reblog)

“For a record eighth consecutive year, the corporate travel community has ranked Delta No. 1 among U.S. airlines in the annual Business Travel News Airline Survey. Since BTN first began… Read more »

Travel News: Delta Logs 243 Days Without Cancelling a Flight This Year (Reblog)

From TravelPulse:  “Delta Airlines is feeling good today as they’ve logged 243 days without canceling a single mainline flight, beating their 2017 record of 242 days. ‘Continuing to take operational reliability… Read more »