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    Air New Zealand challenges Southwest

    This is too funny. Being a native Texan (y'all) - it was a little hard to understand the New Zealand accent and I had to watch it several times, but I think this is the gist of the challenge. (All hyperlinks are to youtube videos.) Air New Zealand has an ad campaign - At Air New Zealand, Our...
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    Love Field Modernization Project

    Lots of info on the Love Field Modernization Project (to be completed around 2014.) Layout Articles from the Dallas Morning News (with walk-through video from Corgan Associates) $519M makeover planned at Dallas' Love Field January 27, 2009 Convenience will mark upgrade at Dallas Love Field...
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    AirTran leaving SAV

    From the Savannah Daily News AirTran Cancels Savannah
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    AirTran annouces 2 new cities - CMH & MDT

    AirTran Airways Announces Two New Cities: Columbus, Ohio, and Harrisburg, PA Effective November 6, 2008, AirTran Airways will offer 2 daily ATL-CMH roundtrips, 1 daily CMH-RSW roundtrip and 1 daily CMH-MCO roundtrip. Effective November 20, 2008 AirTran Airways will offer 1 daily MDT-MCO...
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    WN vs AUS (Merged Topics)

    There was an interesting local story on Austin's NBC affiliate concerning a dispute between Southwest and AUS over the airport's plans to build a 3-gate terminal for ultra low-cost carriers. News of the city's plans first came to light towards the end of June. The city will lease 40 acres to...
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    Love Field March traffic up 12.6%

    Love Field's March 2006 Traffic Statistics (pdf file) I have been waiting for these to come outt to see what changes, if any would take place. First, here were the figures for last March. March 2005 AA - 0 AE - 0 CO - 18,193 WN - 530,420 ============== Total passengers - 548,613 WN mkt...
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    WN seeks to triple service at DEN

    Looks like they're not messing around. Airline could triple its daily departures from DIA if the FAA gives final approval Rocky Mountain News April 25, 2006 Excerpts:Southwest Airlines is preparing to as much as triple its daily departures from Denver International Airport, reflecting the...
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    Wright Amendment Songs

    Here's a couple of little ditties I wrote with regards to the Wright Amendment. Hope it will keep the positive momentum going at Southwest, or at the very least bring a smile to your face. (Note: click on the links for the audio and wait for the midi to load. They're much better with the...
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    Phl To Get 13 New Flights Oct. 31

    Southwest Airlines to Add 13 Daily Flights From Philadelphia Airport Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Publication date: 2004-07-15 Jul. 15--Southwest Airlines is on the move again in its favorite new city, poised today to announce 13 more daily flights from Philadelphia International...
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    AA wants out of Love Field lease

    From WFAA Channel 8, the local ABC affiliate in Dallas/Ft.Worth: American wants out of Love Field lease Airline''s gates were completed but never used after 9/11 06/25/2003 http://www.wfaa.com/localnews/news8/storie...e.259833dd.html Personally, I think the City of Dallas should tell AA that...
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    LLOVE (mid ''70''s entertainment complex at DAL Love Field)

    Does anyone else remember the big entertainment complex that operated out of part of the main terminal at Dallas Love Field in the mid 1970''s? I wrote to the City of Dallas Aviation Department and asked about it''s dates of operation and received a reply today. The Love Field ice rink was...
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    Unpublished connections

    I asked this question on another board and it generated some good discussion, so I''ll ask it here. Why are some very reasonable one-stop connections not shown as published service? Here''s an example: When you look at AUS - LAS flights, the last published flight of the day, Flight 902 leaves...
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    Delta''s last stand- interesting article about new DL technology called Delta Nervous System

    Fascinating, well-written and exhaustive (read: very long) article from Baseline about new technology developed for Delta called Delta Nervous System. Before its industry went into a tailspin, Delta Air Lines invested $1.5 billion in an instant information network to serve customers better and...
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    Excerpt from Lamar Muse''s new book on WN

    Did anyone see this article in D Magazine about WN by Lamar Muse? It''s an excerptfrom his new book about Southwest. http://www.dmagazine.com//article.asp?articleid=433 Business: What Southwest Airlines Should Do Next (February, 2003) In an excerpt from his book, Southwest Passage: The...
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    Wrong time to jump on Southwest?

    Thursday, August 22, 2002 STREET WISE The Wrong Time to Jump on Southwest? Though the discount airline is way better off than the big carriers, several factors could stifle the stock for a while By Amy Tsao Business Week I don''t know whether or not I agree with the article. I guess it...
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    Question about hyperlinks

    On the old message boards, there were two ways to make an active link. you could just type in http://www.usaviation.com and it would create a hyperlink, or you could use UBB code to make it "fancy", like USAviation I take it the new system only allows you to make a link active using the UBB...
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    Southeast to begin serving SWF

    From the Times Herald Record: Southeast gives Stewart a low-cost carrier to Fla. 08/17/2002 This sounds kind of strange to me. They're serving FLL via EWR with 110 seat DC-9's, but they're also going to have 2 daily roundtrips to RDU using specially configured all first-class 56 seat DC-9's. I...