Tag: Airbus

American’s making a bold, and smart move
By: Date: July 24, 2012 Categories: Air Travel,Airlines Tags: , , ,

I’m really happy to hear about some of the new things going on at American Airlines.  Yes, they’re mired in bankruptcy, and the speculation about a tie-up between American and US Airways is out there (with the city of Philadelphia throwing their weight behind such a deal).  But this new news is about American’s new…

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Airbus factory in Alabama?
By: Date: June 27, 2012 Categories: Air Travel Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Okay, so I know I’ve ranted in the past about <a title="Hey American Air – How about you buy your namesake?" href="http://www.airsnark navigate to this web-site.com/2011/07/19/hey-american-air-how-about-you-buy-your-namesake/”>“patriotically named” airlines that don’t fly American planes.  It’s a particular pet peeve of mine.  I mean “US Airways (brought to you by a European consortium)” and “American Airlines (soon…

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Who wants to fly?
By: Date: February 22, 2012 Categories: Air Travel,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , , , ,

Okay, so yes, I’m a bit addicted to flying.  I’m a million miler (I hit 1 million miles flown in 2011), and yes – I fly for work, and when I go on vacation, I get on a plane, too. But there’s something that’s worrying me lately.  The Airbus A380 – probably the most talked…

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