Airports, Airlines, Aviation

Category: Aviation

  • Flying to Rio on the Dreamliner

    Recently, I decided to take a spur of the moment trip to Brazil with some friends and got to do so flying to Rio on the Dreamliner. Here was my itinerary for Friday, October 7th (2016): DEN-IAH 310PM-626PM UA1874 (787 Dreamliner) IAH-GIG 930PM-925AM UA129 (flying to Rio on the Dreamliner) My visa and passport came via FedEx overnight […]

  • Labor Day Travel Wrap 2016

    Today’s Labor Day travel wrap is brought to you by the letter S and the number 5, as in September 5th, 2016 (Labor Day, for those of you outside North America). Hopefully you got to do something as awesome as I did (I flew from DEN to LAX for a sailing expedition).

  • Airlines flying US-Cuba routes

    Last year, I was able to make it to Cuba before the US eased travel restrictions and airlines flying US-Cuba routes started hitting the news. In today’s blog, I’m going to explore some of the ways you’ll be able to get to Cuba more easily from the US. US Airlines are all competing for some […]

  • PIT-PHX AA647 Flight Review

    Today’s AA647 Flight Review blog is written by David Mitchell, fellow #avgeek, Thunderbird, and travelphile. David is passionate about traveling and exploring as much of the world as possible for as cheaply as possible.  He has traveled to over 40 countries spanning 4 continents and has lived in 3 countries and worked in 2 countries.  He […]

  • Competition in Aviation

    A few weeks Hopper posted an interesting article about route competition in aviation, and specifically about what happens when a Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) enters into a market. The article starts out talking about the glory days of old, when savvy route-scourers could occasionally find super-cheap flights to desirable places (like a transatlantic flight to Europe), elevating […]

  • 2015 Thanksgiving Travel

    It’s that time of year again in North America when we get ready to loosen our waistbands and over-indulge on turkey, fix-ins, and pumpkin pie – that is if the Thanksgiving travel rush doesn’t get the better of our well-laid plans. According to Orbitz, 61% of Americans say they will travel for Thanksgiving, a 6% increase over […]

  • The Battle At Dallas Love Field Heats Up

    For those of you that have flown into Dallas on Southwest, you have flown through Dallas Love Field. If you need to get to downtown Dallas, Love field is much preferred as it is closer than DFW. Love Field has a brand new terminal that has received much praise and year to date the passenger […]

  • Nashville Airport Review

    Nashville, Tennessee is frequently referred to as the music city and for good reason. When you walk up and down Broadway more commonly known as “The Strip” in downtown Nashville you can’t help but take in the many country artists singing their heart out in every bar and restaurant. You can hear the desire to […]

  • Low-Cost Carrier Marketing Shock and Awe

    In today’s blog, I wanted to focus on some of the interesting low-cost carrier shock marketing techniques used by budget airlines, aka LCCs, to get the message across around their unbundled base fare offerings. First of all, let me introduce a few concepts. The first is the concept of a low-cost carrier, of LCC. Low-Cost Carriers […]

  • 5 Most Delayed US Airports During Summer

    Everybody loves to travel in the Summertime and it’s no secret that ticket prices are high in the summer. The simple rule of supply and demand will tell you to buy early because summertime demand for air travel is extremely high, especially in the US. Last week I focused on the busiest airports during summer […]

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