Following up on their new-and-improved partnership, American Airlines and British Airways have announced a reconfiguration of their New York to London schedule. And they’re making it a “shuttle” service. There won’t be more...

Read More »


Downgraded: American Airlines considers going fully a la carte American Airlines is considering ditching the “combo meal” approach to plane tickets and going fully a-la-carte with all its fares. This potentially means something along...

Read More »


Downgraded: New York aviation landmarks There are a handful of routes where pilots use land markers to guide their approach for landing. New York’s LaGuardia is one of them, and they’re about to lose a key marker: Shea Stadium, the...

Read More »


Downgraded: Uses of college budgets I know that baggage fees suck, but is refunding students who fly back to school their $15 or $25 baggage fees really the best use of college funds? Downgraded: “Fakeproof” passports I love stories...

Read More »

24
Jul
2008

TechCrunch reported and Budget Travel confirms that American Airlines is pulling its fares out of the granddaddy of all airfare aggregators, Kayak.com. Effective August 1, you won’t see AA fares on Kayak. TechCrunch also reports, citing...

Read More »


Dutifully playing follow-the-leader, and jumping into the proverbial meat-grinder, airlines are competing to make a bad scene worse. They’re piling on: adding fees, reducing benefits, and devaluing frequent flyer miles even more. And...

Read More »