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America's Meanest Airlines 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The 2014 Airline Quality Ratings report, released April 7, shows that United Airlines is finally beginning to recover from its merger with Continental Airlines, which took place in 2010. But that wasn't enough to keep United from earning the lowest AQR score of all national airlines for the fourth year in a row.

Brake Scare Leads To Emergency Landing At JFK

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

Passengers on a Delta jet had a few scary moments on Wednesday evening when the plane was forced to make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy Inter...

'Our Energy Moment': The Blue Engine Behind Fracked Gas Exports PR Blitz

Steve Horn | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there's an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propag...

You've Been Warned: Big Changes Coming To Delta's Frequent Flier Program

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is changing its frequent-flier program to favor passengers who buy the priciest tickets instead of those who fly the ...

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines

www.businessweek.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Delta To Install New, More Seats In Some Planes

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it will install new seats and bigger overhead bins on many of the planes it flies within the U.S. It's squeezing...

Delta To Honor $25 Round-Trip Fares Caused By Computer Glitch

Associated Press | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Some lucky fliers capitalized on a computer glitch Thursday and scored some really cheap flights on Delta Air Lines. From about 1...

This Is NOT How You Want To Start Your Holiday Travel

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.23.2013 | Travel

When you're flying home for the holidays, it's easy for travel to turn stressful. Tight connections, flight delays, lost luggage, and that one guy in ...

Delta Adds Extra Bowl Game Flights

intransit.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel

Delta Air Lines has a plan for college football fans. In early January, the airline will add extra nonstop service between cities hosting Bowl Cha...

Major Airline: Hell No On In-Flight Calls

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 02.17.2014 | Technology

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delta Air Lines won't allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes. Right now, federal rules prohibit voic...

Delta Bumps Passengers To Fly Basketball Team

Posted 12.04.2013 | Travel

Having your flight canceled is always a bummer. But what about when that cancellation can't be blamed on stormy weather or a faulty plane... does that...

Southwest Keeps It Simple

Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines is one of the top 10 simplest US companies, according to an index Tuesday yesterday by Siegel+Gale, a brand strategy firm in New Yo...

At Least Someone Is Buying The New Microsoft Surface

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delta Air Lines plans to buy 11,000 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets for its pilots to replace the heavy bundles of books and maps the...

Airline Breaks Pro Golfer's Club On Flight

www.golfchannel.com | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

A winner of two majors this summer on the Champions Tour, Kenny Perry is in the midst of a career year and is currently the hottest player on the over...

10 Donations You Haven't Ever Considered

Dylan Nord | Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact
Dylan Nord

You've given your time, your money, and your old clothes, but what about one of these 10 unusual donations you may not have considered. 1. Ai...

The Creepiest Confirmation Code Ever

Posted 08.08.2013 | Travel

At least this one will be easy to remember. After getting her flight info, one Delta passenger noticed an odd message in her confirmation code: th...

Free Wine And Beer!

Los Angeles Daily News | Brian Sumers | Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Continuing its build-up at Los Angeles International Airport, Delta Air Lines announced Thursday it will start hourly service to San Francisco Interna...

Good One, Delta!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel

Who knew Delta Airlines had such a sense of humor? The airline sent out a giggle-inducing tweet Tuesday afternoon and we think Sir Mix-A-Lot would ...

Delta Air Lines Memphis Hub To Shut Down

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel

MINNEAPOLIS -- Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that it will drop its money-losing hub in Memphis, Tenn., this fall, slashing flights there and eliminatin...

Razorfish Converge Shingerview: Jeremy Lockhorn and Jonathan Hull, Razorfish

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
David Shing

Jeremy Lockhorn and Jonathan Hull are the visionaries behind the Emerging Experiences and Media Labs at Razorfish. It is their job, indeed very much their passion, to foresee the ways in which media is transforming and how brands can innovate alongside it.

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 3

Debra Devi | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Debra Devi

On my Mississippi Delta book tour for The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu I met people working together to develop a blues tourism industry with the potential to economically rescue the Delta -- the poorest region in our nation.

WATCH: Plane Passengers' Pizza Delivery

Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel

When a Delta flight from Boston to Atlanta was diverted due to inclement weather, the plane wound up sitting on the runway in Knoxville for several ho...

Can the Blues Rescue the Mississippi Delta? Part 2

Debra Devi | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Debra Devi

"They say that so-called twelve-bar stuff is the black man's blues and country western of that day was the white man's blues, but there's a very thin line between the two musics. Only difference is the beat, and the bars to some extent, but the stories of happiness, sadness, being lonesome. All that was the same."

Farm On Wheels (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 05.19.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Many a school bus has been re-purposed, giving it a life well beyond that of carrying children back and forth from school each day. However, few have ...

The Best (And Worst) Customer Service In The US

Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel

A new survey investigating which US airlines offer the best "customer experience" has found that most domestic carriers get lackluster ratings and tha...