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Google Offering Free WiFi on Three Airlines Over the Holidays

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

Google at Frankfurt Book Fair. Sue Frause photo. Flying over the holidays? If so, good news for Wi-Fi in the sky users. Google Chrome has teamed u...

Choosing the Best Frequent Flyer Program

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

I get emails all the time from people asking which frequent flyer program they should be loyal to, but there really is no "one size fits all" answer. Here are a few of the factors to consider.

Scottevest vs Delta

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Matt Browner Hamlin

The path of the Delta Scottevest story is pretty standard: a big company is threatened by a small business and tries to muscle it out of the way.

Delta Unruly Passenger Forces Flight Back To Seattle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SEATTLE — A Delta spokeswoman says an unruly passenger on a flight bound for Amsterdam forced pilots to return the plane to Seattle-Tacoma Inter...

No Delta-Virgin Blue Alliance If DOT Can Help It

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

MINNEAPOLIS — Plans by Delta Air Lines Inc. and affiliates of Virgin Blue Group to collaborate on flights between the U.S. and Australia suffere...

Hot or Not? Iceland Style

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Ólafur Ragnar Grímssonhas has invited geologists, airline executives and yes, even the press, to come to Iceland to review what happened when Eyjafjallajökull volcano issued the belch heard round the world.

Delta Passenger Dies On Flight From Nigeria To Atlanta

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines says a 57-year-old passenger was found dead aboard a flight from Nigeria to Atlanta. Georgia Bureau of Investigation ...

LaGuardia Airport To Serve Filet Mignon, Crispy Duck Confit, Crab Cakes

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Forget about greasy french fries, soggy pizza or that sandwich that's been sitting out for hours. Filet mignon, crispy duck confit an...

Delta, United, and American Airlines Have No Compassion

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Joe Mirabella

When someone dies in your family, you never have time to plan your travel in advance of their death to take advantage of discount fairs. But airlines have no room for compassion.

13 New Restaurants, Including A Steakhouse, Coming To Delta's LaGuardia Terminal

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — Forget about greasy french fries, soggy pizza or that sandwich that's been sitting out for hours. Filet mignon, crispy duck confit and cr...

Delta Puts Kids On WRONG Flight, Issues Apology

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Delta Passenger Complains Pilot Was Drunk, Kicked Off Plane (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A plane passenger who complained of smelling alcohol on the breath of a Delta Airlines pilot was kicked off the flight and had to wait a day to fly ho...

Time Magazine Takes on Aviation. Time Loses.

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christine Negroni

Time's article is phenomenally bad reporting, picking on aviation with a kind of thoughtlessness that's more embarrassing to the publication than to the industry.

Spot The Northwest Flight Attendant

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

I flew to London and back on Delta Airlines, which was great because I got to play my new favorite game: spot the old Northwest Flight Crew. Northwe...

Paris-To-Atlanta Flight Diverted After US Citizen Says He Has Explosives In Luggage

AP | GLENN ADAMS and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGOR, Maine — The former Air Force member who was detained Tuesday on a trans-Atlantic flight after allegedly claiming he had explosives in hi...

The Insufferable Terror of Economy Air Travel, Featuring Delta Airlines

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

Economy travelers pay to be treated at best like idiots, and at worse like prisoners, and it's only getting worse.

The 10 Most Disliked Companies In America: Harris Interactive

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How much does the public value corporate leadership? Harris Interactive's latest corporate reputation survey, which measures how Americans view some ...

Into the Friendly Skies with Unfriendly Airlines

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

Why is it that we are so passive in our belief that we deserve no better than we are getting? We expect the worst from air travel and we are getting it.

Hey, Union-Busters: We'll Give You a Supermajority

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

It's great that Sen. Johnny Isakson and his fellow conservative Republicans in the U.S. Senate now back the supermajority concept that the Employee Free Choice Act achieves through "card check."

Flight Canceled After Flight Attendant Argument

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — An argument between two female flight attendants forced the cancellation of an Atlanta-bound flight at an airport in upstate N...

Delta Airlines Passengers Return To DIA To Find Their Luggage Soaked In Jet Fuel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A group of Denver women received quite the surprise when they returned to Denver after a cruise in Puerto Rico. Their luggage had somehow been soaked ...

Dead Man On Plane: Frostbitten Body Found On New York To Tokyo Delta Flight

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — A body was found inside a wheel well of a Delta Air Lines plane after it landed in Tokyo from New York, and Japanese authorities Monday ...

Yemen: An Alternative Approach to the Challenges Posed by Fragile States

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Liswood

Yemen remains the only country in the world to have closed less than 50% of the gender gap, a figure which is deteriorating further each year.

Delta, Northwest Airlines Can Work As Single Carrier

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA — Delta Air lines Inc. has received government permission to operate its namesake service and its Northwest Airlines subsidiary as a sin...

Slippery Numbers

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

I write the most popular blog on the internet* *comparison made to less popular blogs.