Hawaiian Sues FAA Over Damage to Alaska Aircraft

  Industry blog Paddle Your Own Kanoo reports Hawaiian Airlines is suing the Federal Aviation Administration over damage one of their aircraft caused to a now retired Alaska Airlines aircraft.   Hawaiian Alleges FAA Ground Controller Caused Incident After Approving Engine Run-Up The incident took place on July 21, 2021, …

Southwest Presents “Good News, Bad News” Amid Investor Fight

  The airline offered the latest guidance in a shareholder update released Wednesday, June 26, 2024.   Revenue Decline Due to Adapting “Revenue Management to Current Booking Patterns” While the company offered good news that the completion factor to date is at an average of 99.5% “despite challenging weather in …

Qatar Airways, Delta Air Lines Earns Top 2024 SkyTrax Honors

  The Oneworld alliance member was honored alongside many other international carriers at the SkyTrax World Airline Awards on Monday, June 24, 2024.   Qatar Scoops Four Awards, While Delta Dominant in North America In this year’s edition of the award, Qatar Airways bested 2023 Airline of the Year winner …

10 Things to do in Venice on the cheap

10 Things to do in Venice on the cheap

Venice, as everybody well knows, is one of the most expensive cities to visit in Europe. Hotels, restaurants and gondola rides can quickly and adversely affect your budget. So we decided to list 10 favorite activities that Venice offers for under €15. Who says Venice has to be expensive? Venice …

Alaska Airlines Completes Move to San Francisco Terminal 1

  The airline announced they have completed their move to the new terminal after a two-year relocation project, featuring new technology and plans for an 11,000-square-foot lounge opening soon.   New Space Offers Self-Service Technology and Better Alignment for Connections As the largest airline operating out of Terminal 1, Alaska …

WestJet Begins Flight Cancellations, Anticipating Maintenance Strike

  Reuters reports WestJet maintenance engineers have given the carrier a 72-hour strike notice, forcing the airline to cancel flights and consolidate others.   Walkout Would Leave WestJet Without Over 600 Technical Employees The strike notice was given to WestJet on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal …

Frontier Offers One Year of Free Flights with “Family Summer Getaway”

  The airline’s latest sweepstakes, the “Family Summer Getaway,” is giving away over 400 round-trip flights, including the grand prize of a free year of travel aboard the ultra-low-cost-carrier.   Giveaway Includes Four Roundtrip Flights to Frontier Destinations To enter the giveaway, potential flyers only need to sign up using …

Flight Attendants Get Support for Strike from U.S. Senators

  In an open letter to the National Mediation Board, 22 senators are asking the members to “use all the tools at your disposal,” including releasing the parties from mediation to allow the AFPA to formally walk off the job.   Lawmakers Encourage Allowing Flight Attendants to Formally Strike In …