Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact Far And Narrow October 12, 2016 An increasing trend we’ve seen are airlines reconfigurating their long-haul fleets into “high density” aircraft. These airlines are adding extra seats per row in the economy cabin. That is, converting the Boeing’s 777 series – originally designed for nine-across seating – into sardine-like 10-across. American and… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact Fight or Flight October 5, 2016 There are few things as widely loathed as flying. Getty Daily, social media chronicles an ever-increasing onslaught of complaints, rants and horror stories. Alas, these grievances are mostly justifiable. It’s hard to believe that flying used to be a rather satisfactory event – if not downright enjoyable – even elegant!… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact Fight or Flight   October 5, 2016   There are few things as widely loathed as flying. Getty Daily, social media chronicles an ever-increasing onslaught of complaints, rants and horror stories. Alas, these grievances are mostly justifiable. It’s hard to believe that flying used to be a rather satisfactory event – if not downright enjoyable –… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact They Told You So Sept. 28, 2016 This week we congratulate The Washington Post for writing an airline promotional piece and masquerading it as ‘news’. Very well done, airlines. TSA also got their talking points in with no filter or checking of accuracy and facts! The article ballyhoos that “airfares are down” and passenger satisfaction is… Read More


  Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact They Told You So Sept. 28, 2016   This week we congratulate The Washington Post for writing an airline promotional piece and masquerading it as ‘news’. Very well done, airlines. TSA also got their talking points in with no filter or checking of accuracy and facts! The article ballyhoos that “airfares are down” and passenger… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact The Late Show Sept. 14, 2016 The airlines reported a total of 21 major tarmac delays for July. For domestic flights there were 11 delays of more than three hours. For international flights there were 10 delays of more than four hours according to a US Department of Transportation (DOT) report released yesterday.  All extended tarmac delays… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact FEEd Me September 8, 2016 Back in 2014 United announced an increase to its ticket-change fee to $200 from $50. Of course, the other major carriers quickly jumped on this gravy train. These days, the standard change fee for legacy airlines is… Read More


  Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact FEEd Me September 8, 2016   Back in 2014 United announced an increase to its ticket-change fee to $200 from $50. Of course, the other major carriers quickly jumped on this gravy train. These days, the standard change fee for legacy… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact Mirror Mirror The Blame Game September 1, 2016 American Airlines is in the final stages of its merger with US Airways, which makes it the world’s largest airline by passenger traffic. What better time to unveil a new advertising campaign! But in a unique twist, the airline’s decided to focus on your attitude, instead… Read More


Website    News    Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded    Media    Contact All You Can  ̶E̶a̶t̶  Read  August 24, 2016 Game Over: US Government Sides With Gulf Airlines In Open Skies US airlines were handed a defeat as the government ended up siding with Gulf carriers in the Open Skies battle. You may remember way back to last January the warfare between American, Delta, United and… Read More