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A United 767-300 departing from Washington Dulles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Craig Fischer)

United’s ConnectionSaver Isn’t Getting Enough Attention

Earlier this year United introduced a new system called ConnectionSaver. This system, on a broad level, scans flights for customers making tight connections and looks at many variables to determine if it’s worthwhile to delay the passenger’s connecting flight without inconveniencing other customers or creating a ripple effect that would delay flights later in the day. The system takes into consideration things like missing a takeoff slot due to delaying the flight by a few minutes, the number of passengers…

Opinion: Despite Huge Ticket Sales, Flybondi’s Dispatch and Management of…

Only a few weeks have passed since Flybondi's first commercial flight, on Jan. 26. Argentina's first indigenous low-cost carrier appeared as a consequence of the governmental impulse to new companies, and obtained a 15-year permission to operate 85 routes, both domestic and international. Its flight booking opening day generated a…

The Air Travel Dilemma: How Do We Fix the Flying…

Over the past several months I haven’t been able to turn around without hearing someone talking about airlines. Previously nothing has made me happier to talk about an industry I am extremely passionate about, but lately, the conversations have taken a turn for the worse since the United incident with…

OPINION: Why Alaska Should Keep the Virgin Brand

On April 4th, Alaska Airlines announced they had reached a deal to acquire west coast rival, Virgin America. The deal would see the new combined airline leapfrog jetBlue and become the fifth largest airline in America. The merged carrier would also have one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings as both…

5 Reasons to Fly Norwegian

Award-winning and disruptive, Norwegian (operating as Norwegian Air Shuttle, Norwegian Long Haul, and Norwegian Air International) has been raising eyebrows in recent years with regulation hurdles and at times controversial business practices. Through it all, however, the past two years have seen numerous awards and increased profitability for the airline.…

Can Air Canada Save the CSeries?

On Wednesday, Air Canada announced a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Bombardier for the purchase of 45 CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 30 and the potential to substitute the CS100. It is the first order for the CSeries family in 2016 and the first order or commitment for…