Regular readers of my articles on OAG are familiar with my interest in airport codes ? I?ve written numerous pieces that examine airport codes as themes. This week my thoughts turned to the alphabet in its simplest form ? A-B-C, D-E-F.
Delta Air Lines announced a name change for the airline's more than 50 airport lounges worldwide as part of the merger with Northwest.
Business travel always comes with plenty of hassles, of course, whether it's killer jet lag or crabby clients. But road warriors these days have a new foe to contend with: travel industry cutbacks.
British Airways has dropped its strongest hint yet that its proposed merger with Iberia is imminent, saying there is only one outstanding issue to be resolved before the deal can proceed.
But with three air crashes and an emergency landing, during one harrowing week in August, 2008, and a near-disastrous crash-landing last month, frequent fliers, like myself, my be wondering when the law of averages will finally catch up with them.
Several years ago, a family member gave me the book 1,000 Places To See Before You Die. It seemed like the perfect gift I'm adventurous and love to travel certainly this book would help me to plan future trips.
Slot me into an airline seat next to an interesting-looking neighbor, with a gin and tonic and a back-up copy of War and Peace, and I'll surrender to serendipity.
Welcome to the surveillance society. Two-thirds of business travelers have eavesdropped on someone else's confidential conversations; over a third have caught sight of sensitive documents.
Lufthansa has predicted a bleak year in 2009 after reporting a 64% drop in profits for 2008. It said 2009 would be one of the most challenging years in the aviation industry's history.
Ryanair is doubling its airport check-in fee to £20 per person per flight from May in a bid to discourage passengers from using it.