Tips to minimize the impact of a flight cancellation – The Detroit News With the 3 hour ground delay rule likely causing an increase in cancellations, the Detroit News looked at what people should do. They came to Cranky Concierge for advice.
Virgin America’s First Quarter Loss Means More Work Ahead for Troubled Airline – BNET The first quarter numbers are in, and once again, it’s a loss.
Subsidy reservations: Kansas taxpayers support airlines in Wichita, but KCI complains of turbulence – Kansas City Star It’s an interesting situation in Wichita these days when it comes to airline subsidies, and the Kansas City Star dug in on the subject.
Facebook Fan Numbers Aren’t Nearly as Important as Airports May Think – BNET There’s a lot of hype about Facebook and Twitter, but it shouldn’t be a race to collect fans. It’s all about how to deal with them.
Random Expansion: Virgin America Is Going to Regret Its New Flights to Mexico – BNET My take on Virgin America’s move into Mexico. Wanna guess how I feel?
Open Skies Turns to Trains to Help Fill Airplanes – BNET Open Skies has no feed on either end of its network, so it’s looking at trains. I like it.
Google Acquires ITA Software, and the Likes of Kayak and Bing Cry a Little – BNET Personally, I think the acquisition of ITA by Google could be just awesome. But there are definitely going to be some unhappy campers.