USA TODAY See the damage to Southwest Airlines Flight 1380USA TODAYA National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine … Read more… Read more
The Guardian 10 of the best design hotels in the worldThe GuardianIn the world heritage wilderness of Tasmania, next to Lake St Clair, this 1930s hydroelectricity station is a gem. The designers have created rugged simplicity and unrefined comfort – even the weather-beaten, lichen-dabbled concrete exterior is … Read... Read more
Fox News American Airlines accidentally promised everyone free seats on TwitterFox News“We were actually replying to a customer,” an airline spokesperson told T+L, “that had a question about seat assignments on American Airlines. Our reply inadvertently left off the Twitter handle of the person who had asked the original... Read more
Washington Post Carolyn Hax: When business travel makes for a more pleasurable home lifeWashington PostAdapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband has had to travel for the past several weeks. We have young kids. I haven’t missed him at all. Not as a partner and not... Read more
Los Angeles Times Big airlines that launched basic economy fares rank below Southwest Airlines in surveyLos Angeles TimesSouthwest, which doesn’t sell first- or business-class seats or offer reserve seating, earned high satisfaction ratings for staff service, ease of check-in, cabin cleanliness and pricing transparency. (Allen J. Schaben / Los... Read more
New York Times Senators Propose Bill to Bar Airlines From Endangering AnimalsU.S. News & World Report(.) – Two. U.S. senators on Thursday unveiled legislation to explicitly bar airlines from putting animals in danger by placing them in overhead baggage compartments, after the recent death of a puppy on board... Read more
New York Times United Airlines Apologizes After Dog Dies in Overhead CompartmentNew York TimesUnited Airlines apologized on Tuesday after a dog died on a flight during which it was stored in a passenger’s overhead compartment. A witness said that a flight attendant had ordered the pet owner to put... Read more
CBS News Passenger jet slides off runway, catches on fire in NepalCBS NewsA passenger plane owned by a joint Bangladeshi-U.S. firm has reportedly crashed in Kathmandu, Nepal, catching on fire after careening off the runway. The US-Bangla Airlines plane was on a flight from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Kathmandu but... Read more United Airlines Now Wants Passengers to Pay $9 For Something That May Annoy a Lot of PeopleInc.comYet a new revenue-generating idea from United Airlines might give you a new reason to pause for thought. About the troubled state of the world, that is. The airline has decided to... Read more
SFGate Alaska Airlines already cutting back in CaliforniaSFGateAlaska Airlines/Virgin America will eliminate or reduce service to five cities it currently serves from San Francisco International Airport SFO in what the Seattle-based carrier called a move to improve efficiency. It is also making schedule reductions … and more » Read more… Read more