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    United, Continental resume merger talks

    United/Continental Resume Merger Talks United, Continental resume merger talks - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com has resumed merger discussions with Continental Airlines that were suspended two years ago when Continental's board opted to remain independent, a source close to the...
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    Top 10 Most Disliked Companies

    10 Most Disliked Companies Hmmm
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    F/A UA/US Reciprocal Jumpseating

    United and US Airways Agree to Cabin Seat Reciprocity Agreement United Airlines has signed a Flight Attendant Reciprocal Cabin Seat Agreement with US Airways effective July 1, 2008 , in addition to an extended agreement with JetBlue that now has no expiration date. In summary, the agreement...
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    Jane Allen Leaving

    I just heard she's heading for the door. Maybe trying to sneak out before the merger-mania hits? As someone so eloquently posted on another board: I would like to celebrate some of Jane Allen's accomplishments while at United Airlines, specifically during her run of Onboard Services: 1. She...
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    afa/CWA hooks don't look to be sinking in

    This was an e-mail sent to me. I think that it originated from one of the Parking Lot Six. It describes the afa-CWA's grand event at the Delta Atlanta Parking Lot. Rally? Really… That Was A Rally? So what happened? The AFA supporters announced (on their website, hotline, email blast, other...
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    Boeings, Boeings Everywhere!

    Amid all the 787 roll-out hoopla, perhaps the coolest event went unnoticed. On Saturday night, Boeing had all of the 787 airline representatives at an event at the Museum of Flight. At 7:07 PM, an Omega Air Refueling Services 707 landed in front of the crowd (after taking off from Paine Field in...
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    Flatulence, not turbulence forces plane landing

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Flatulence, not turbulence forces plane landing in Nashville Flatulence brought 99 passengers on an American Airlines flight to an unscheduled visit to Nashville early Monday morning. Advertisement American...
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    Another paycut?

    Another paycut looming? "The day we filed, we had over $20 billion in debt, much of it accumulated over the last five to six years as we were trying to stave off a court filing," Bastian said. He added that despite "significant head-count reductions, concessions" and other cuts to Delta's...
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    Delta's International Intrigues

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Delta's International Intrigues By Ted Reed TheStreet.com Staff Reporter 10/9/2006 10:58 AM EDT Click here for more stories by Ted Reed Delta Air Lines (DALRQ - commentary - Cramer's Take) has added more...
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    Delta Air traffic falls 3.4% in September

    Delta Air traffic falls 3.4% in September Last Update: 3:12 PM ET Oct 4, 2006 SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. (DALRQ : DALRQ DALRQ, , ) said Wednesday that traffic in September fell 3.4% across the total system, to 9.08 billion revenue passenger miles. Load factor, or the...
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    Gay couple rebuked for "kissing, touching" on flight

    :blink: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- American Airlines Flight 45—departin Charles de Gaulle at 10:40 A.M., arriving J.F.K. at one each afternoon—is a tourist’s delight: timed just right to avoid late checkout, leaving time for one last...
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    UA Boosts IAD Service by 13%, adds IAD-PBI, IAD-RSW

    UA Boosts IAD Service by 13%, adds IAD-PBI, IAD-RSW :up: :up: :up: :up: :up: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060817/cgth025.html?.v=71 Press Release Source: United Airlines United Airlines Boosts Washington Dulles Service by 13 Percent, Strengthens Commitment to Key Hub Thursday August 17...
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    Speculation unites United, Continental

    Flight paths of airlines merging Speculation unites United, Continental By Mark Skertic Tribune staff reporter Published August 15, 2006 Someday very soon, there may be fewer airlines listed on airport arrival and departure screens. Which names could disappear is the subject of intense...
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    Plane Takes Off without the Flight Attendants

    They must have figured it out when they called back for their crew meals. :shock: Airlines¡¯ Clumsy Services Inconvenience Travelers By Kim Rahn Staff Reporter Local airlines are receiving complaints from customers about their clumsy services. On July 30, an Asiana Airlines' plane...
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    Baby Bomb was to be used.

    This is sickening! 13 August 2006 EXCLUSIVE: BABY BOMB By Susie Boniface And Michael Duffy A HUSBAND and wife terror team planned to sacrifice their baby as part of a plot to blast transatlantic jets out of the sky, detectives fear. Police probing the planned terror outrage are...
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    The Attacks were to be 8/16

    Daily Mail Day of terror strikes was planned for August 16 13:20pm 11th August 2006 Terrorists were planning to unleash a series of deadly mid-air explosions on flights between London and America on August 16, it has been revealed today. Members of the terror group, who were arrested in a...
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    AA drops DFW/Osaka, Japan

    AA announced this week it will discontinue service between DFW and Osaka, Japan effective October 27th. AA attributed this route cut to the high price of fuel. This discontinuance of service is now added to the prior announcements of terminating BOS-SNN and SFO-NRT on the 27th of October as well.
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    F/A celebrates 50 years of flying!

    CEO Jerry Grinstein helped Marlene “Martyâ€￾ Evans, our most senior flight attendant, mark her 50th anniversary Friday. Her anniversary is on Tuesday. Evans started her airline career with Pacific Northern Airlines in 1956. It was absorbed by Western Airlines in 1967 and then she became Delta...
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    Mesaba.....AFA......CHAOS

    Nwaafa We will watch as things unfold at Mesaba Airlines. Taken from 7/14 DEAR AFA: Today, in a devastating testament to the enormous protection corporations receive under the bankruptcy code, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Gregory F. Kishel sided with Mesaba Airlines' management and granted the...
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    Northwest Paid Firm Before Ch. 11 Filing

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- AP Northwest Paid Firm Before Ch. 11 Filing Friday June 16, 6:04 pm ET By Joshua Freed, AP Business Writer Northwest Paid Bankruptcy Law Firm Almost $1M for Expenses 5 Months Before Filing for Chapter 11...