Archive for March, 2010


The Lav: Japan Fights Flight Attendant Fetishists; Frequently Flying Finns to Earn Free Floppers

Canned Japanese flight attendants are being warned not to sell their uniforms. Plus, new rewards for Finnair passengers, Emirates employees arrested for sexting, Lufthansa opens the world's first airport beer garden in Munich, ...
by Andy Bokanev


Early Bird Report: Airlines Could Swing $7 Billion Turnaround in 2010

2010 could be a good year for US carriers. Boeing and Airbus claim victory in WTO fight. Boeing will break a 787's wings on Sunday. Southwest shrinks its fall sched. US Airways asks for delay exemptions.
by admin


Today in Aviation History: March 30th

Eight high school girls die when Delta Air Lines Flight 9877 crashes into their hotel room in 1967. Also, Aloha Airlines announces the end of operations, Sudan Airways Flight 111 is hijacked, John Glenn bows out of Senate race,...
by Phil Derner Jr.



Southwest Shows Interest in Buying LaGuardia and National Slots if Delta and US Complete Swap

Some scarce flight slots at LGA and DCA will hit the market if Delta and US go along with the DOT's stipulations for their slot swap, and Southwest seems to be interested in scooping some up.
by Julie Vessigault


Delta and US Say They Will Sell Slots to Get Swap Approved

Delta has announced a deal which would seemingly fulfill at least some of the stipulations set forth by the FAA for its slot swap with US Airways to be approved.
by Matt Celmer