Jacob Hunter Welty

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JetBlue Behind the Scenes Video, First Flight With Device Use From the Gate

Claiming bragging rights for the first U.S. flight yesterday with permitted use of portable electronic devices gate-to-gate, JetBlue posted a video …

Airbus and Boeing Clash Over Seat Width and Standards

A row has flared up between leading planemakers over the width of tourist-class seats on long-distance flights, setting the tone for a bitter …

10 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Delta Video Shows Portable Electronics Policy Not Just For Business Travelers

Like JetBlue, Delta Air Lines is trying to get some marketing mileage out of its new policy on portable electronics, and in a LOL moment the airline …

Here Are The Airlines That Can Now Offer WiFi During Landing And Takeoff

WiFi provided by Gogo — used by American Airlines, Delta, United, US Airways and other carriers — does not work at low altitudes.<p>Spokesperson Steve Nolan told Business Insider the antennas on its towers are set up to beam WiFi to planes at cruising altitude, not on the ground. They could be …

American Airlines

Miami Airport Gets $100 Million To Improve Bag-Screening, Operations

If a harmless hairdryer in your checked luggage looks nefarious on an airport X-ray inspection, a Transportation Security Administration agent may …

LAX Returning To Normal Schedule, Day After Shooting

Operations at Los Angeles International Airport were returning to normal by Saturday afternoon following Friday’s shooting that killed a TSA officer …

Fear of Flying Clinic Takes Enrollees on San Francisco To Seattle Flights

Megan Thomson Connor was “freaking out.” Her airplane flight from Seattle to New York City was taxiing down the runway, engines thrumming, when she …

TSA Considers Arming Agents At Airports, Local Cops Increase Presence

Local police will increase their presence at U.S. airports and the Transportation Security Administration will evaluate its procedures after a gunman …

Iberia

• <b>Author:</b> James A. Michener and Others<p>Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. <i>Iberia</i> is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and …

Aircrcraft Manufacturer Embraer Under Investigation on Bribery Allegations

U.S. and Brazilian authorities are investigating whether Embraer SA bribed officials in Argentina and the Dominican Republic to secure deals for …

TSA Releases Names Of Two Officers Injured In Friday's LAX Shooting

James Speer, 54, joined the agency in May 2008. Tony Grigsby, 36, joined in 2004.<p>"Both officers are now at home recovering from their injuries," the agency said in a statement.<p>One of the pair could be seen being escorted away from the rampage during Friday's news coverage.<p>Gerardo Hernandez, 39, was …

Department of Justice Seeks Broad Concessions From the New American Airlines

U.S. antitrust authorities want American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc to agree to a broad package of divestitures at key U.S. airports in order …

Qatar Airways Joins OneWorld Alliance

The globe got a bit smaller for travelers in the <b>one</b>world network this week as Qatar Airways joined the alliance. The airline is the first of the "big …

Qatar Airways

Foreign Airlines Need Permission From Home to Allow Gate-to-Gate Device Use

Foreign airlines can not give passengers permission to use their electronic devices while taking off or landing in U.S. airspace until it is …

Falling Profits Force Ryanair to Add Assigned Seats and Other 'Perks'

What happens to a no-frills airline when it’s forced to add frills? We are about to find out, after Ryanair today announced its second profit warning …

Nowhereland: Airport Gardens

Rubber wheels on carpeted hallways, recycled air piping through shops lined with magazines and refrigerated shelves of fruit cups and two-day-old …

LAX Gunman Acted Alone, Airport Security Under Review, Officials Say

The man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport, shooting employees and terrorizing travelers, accomplished two of his goals, …

Air Travelers 'Don't Trust' Female Pilots, New Poll Shows

File this under "something we never knew we should be caring about:"<p>If a woman's flying a plane, would you get off?<p>Make of this what you will, but U.K.-based online travel site sunshine.co.uk conducted a poll showing that 51% of air travelers (British ones, anyway), "don't trust" female pilots, …

Fund Invests in Hawaiian Airlines and Its Direct Flights To China

Oasis Management, a Hong Kong-based investment fund, has taken a 5 percent stake in Hawaiian Holdings Inc, parent of Hawaiian Airlines, the fund said …

U.S. Attorney General Says US Air and American Must Shed Airport Slots

American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc. will have to shed assets at key airports across the country if they want to settle the U.S. lawsuit …

American Air Now Allows Gate-to-Gate Device Use on Mainline, Regional Fleet

American Airlines today became the third airline to gain FAA approval to allow gate-to-gate use of electronics. Passengers onboard American flights …

Qatar Airways Is Looking to Big Growth Beyond Oneworld Alliance

Qatar Airways, one of the big three Persian Gulf carriers that reshaped the global airline landscape, is making big strides to strengthen its …

How Los Angeles Airport Turned to Twitter During Friday's Shooting Incident

Los Angeles International Airport‘s public relations and social media specialist Katherine Alvarado was getting ready to enjoy a sunny day off last …