Tag: FAA

Shame on every airline – except Alaska, Hawaiian, and Spirit
By: Date: July 25, 2011 Categories: Air Travel,Airlines Tags: , , , , ,

This is disgusting. Because of the House GOP having a temper tantrum and shutting down the FAA, taxes of 7.5% were no longer able to be charged to tickets purchased from the airlines.  And what did almost all of the airlines out there do?  Increased their fares by 7.5%.  That’s bullcrap.  Bullcrap, wrong, nasty, short-sighted,…

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GOP shuts down the FAA in a bid to kill unions
By: Date: July 25, 2011 Categories: Air Travel,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , , , , , , ,

This is beyond crap. The House GOP has decided to put millions of airline passengers at risk and have partially shut down the FAA. Why? Because they want to be able to kill airline unions. Seriously.  That’s the reason.  Yes, they object to funding some of the small airports in the authorization bill.  But their…

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F’d Up Issue of the Week ending 04/24/10
By: Date: April 26, 2010 Categories: Air Travel,Airlines,Airports,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , , , , ,

This week’s winner for f’d up issue of the week is actually something behind the scenes.  Let me paint the picture, using my own horror stories from the past weekend, and you’ll understand what I mean. Chicago O’Hare. Famous for delays and such, right? Move in a little bit of weather, and one of the…

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