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Blog Profile / Today In the Sky


URL :http://blogs.usatoday.com/sky/
Filed Under:Travel / Air Travel
Posts on Regator:8648
Posts / Week:25.7
Archived Since:March 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Frontier begins major expansion at Washington Dulles

Carrier begins first 3 of what will become 18 routes from D.C.'s Dulles International.        

Frontier debuts at Dulles ahead of major D.C. expansion

Carrier begins first 3 of what will become 18 routes from D.C.'s Dulles International.        

Senate studies airline fees at $6 billion and growing

Besides baggage and change fees, Senate wants fees for seat options, wi-fi and boarding        

Delta adding Boeing 717s to Delta Shuttle mix

Carrier to put some of its recently acquired Boeing 717s on Boston-LaGuardia route.        

Dallas/Fort Worth airport celebrates downtown rail link

DFW airport says connection helps make the region 'world class.'        

Alaska Air adds Las Vegas-Mammoth Lakes nonstop

Service to the California ski resort of Mammoth Lakes will launch in January.        

Pilot vs. attendant: Fistfight delays Saudia flight

Pilot brawls with attendant, incident delays Saudia airline flight by 6 hours.        

Secretary of State flies United after Air Force 757 breaks down

"Finally, some frequent-flier miles," Kerry reportedly quipped.        

Hawaiian Airlines: San Francisco to Maui, no stops

Route comes as Hawaiian has added several routes recently between Hawaii and the Bay Area.        

Korean Air suspends Kenya flights as Ebola precaution

Airline describes move as an effort to help prevent the spread of the deadly virus.        

Spirit: Quick start for 5 routes as Airbus jets arrive early

Ultra low-cost carrier says that will allow it to accelerate launch of 5 new routes.        

'Heavy' landing as pilots artificial arm becomes 'detached'

Flight landed 'heavy,' though there no one was hurt and the plane was not damaged.        

The 50 longest airline routes from the U.S. and Canada

Using OAG data, Today in the Sky compiles a list of the 50 longest airline flights.        

Name that airport ... (Punta Gorda, Fla.)

Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.        

Virgin America attendants vote to go union

Airline had been last big U.S. carrier without a union representing any of its work groups.        

Finnair unveils Airbus A350 interior, inaugural routes

Finnair describes the Airbus A350 as its "new flagship long-haul aircraft."        

Virgin America posts profit as it readies for IPO

Carrier moves into the black after posting a loss during the first quarter.        

Brief pilot strike strands thousands in Buenos Aires

More than 30 international and local flights were affected, including routes to the U.S.        

Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes: Tall grass

Dayton's initial test of tall grasses will run for three years.        

Frankfurt airport sets passenger record, plans 3rd terminal

Airport is Europe's 3rd-busiest airport, trailing only Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle        

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