Despite their overall struggles, Lufthansa is looking at some significant acquisitions. I've written repeatedly about how Lufthansa is planning on taking over many of airberlin's planes and routes. Airberlin is doing horribly financially,...Show More Summary
Earlier in the week Alaska Airlines agreed to delay the close of its acquisition of Virgin American to at least October 17 in order to give the Department of Justice more time to review anti-trust issues. Of course the Justice Department doesn't need 'more time' so they can think deeply about the issue and decide what to do. Show More Summary
Incidents of unruly passengers on planes has increased, with one incident per 1,200 flights now, a new study says
A Russian missile fired from a Russian launcher in territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists in southeastern Ukraine in 2014 brought down flight Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, killing 298 civilians, a … Click to Continue »
The Dutch-led team confirmed what most had already suspected.
How to redeem a United Airlines travel voucher after it expires and information about the company's secret expiration grace period.
Reports of unruly airline passengers, ranging from yelling to fighting, grew last year worldwide.
Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,854 air rage … Click to Continue »
Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014. In...Show More Summary
A new infographic reveals the meals and drinks you are most likely to receive by airline and flight path, including apple compote on Air France and breakfast quiche on Qantas.
In July 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine . Today, in their preliminary findings, officials have confirmed that the plane was hit by a missile fired from a village under the control of pro-Russian rebels. Read more...
DUTCH PROBE: Missile brought from Russia downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine. The SA-11 missile that struck the Malaysia Airlines plane was smuggled into Ukraine from Russia in July 2014, the investigators said at a news conference, and then returned to Russia. More than 100 suspects have also been identified, the investigation concluded, although their […]
Last year I wrote How to Get – and Use – Airline Status Matches. Travel providers are interested in acquiring their competitors’ best customers, but elite status has a lock-in effect. Sure, you might want to defect from United to American or from Delta to Alaska, but it’s pretty tough to do that and start from scratch with a new airline. Show More Summary
German carrier already owned a 45% stake in the Belgian airline.
Flight search startup Hopper is introducing a big update to its airfare-predication app today, one that lets travelers nail down the best flight for their needs, not just the cheapest. For the uninitiated, Hopper was founded out of Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2010, and it has gone on to raise $40 million in funding since its […]
My obsession with being able to live like the rich led me down a convoluted path of hustling airline miles.
This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. The Kremlin has turned its disinformation machine on those who are investigating the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in July 2014, using state employees,...Show More Summary
Families of victims have been given "irrefutable proof" that the BUK missile was fired from a Russian-backed area
Moscow Blocking Syria Investigation; Aleppo Crumbling; And Lots More
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands, Sept 28 (Reuters) - International prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner two years ago have concluded it was shot down by a Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, victims' family members said on Wednesday. Show More Summary