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Preferred airline seats a hoax? Debunking a mainstream media article

The great thing about BoardingArea bloggers, if I can toot our respective horns, is that we’re true road warriors with intricate knowledge of the airline, hotel and travel industry. We post our hearts out with often highly specific details about our travel experiences all in the desire to impart wisdom to other travelers. Then there’s…

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United aircraft & headquarters, free tickets for delays, all-inclusive pricing, Qantas woes & Wi-Fi, Virgin & Delta and GDS news

In other airline, hotel & travel industry news this week… Analysts expect United Airlines to place a major aircraft order early next year for as many as 200 narrowbody aircraft, possibly splitting it up between Airbus and Boeing. In a much better financial position for such a large order than American, I would anticipate these…

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Alaska Airlines flying profitably with no interest for merger or buyout

An article about Alaska Airlines appeared in last week’s Los Angeles Times that I think is worth a read. It quotes CEO Bill Ayer as basically saying Alaska is not for sale nor interested in a merger, effectively shunning away any courtship attempt from another carrier or entity. They do have codeshare arrangements with both…

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