The disruptive impact of an American and US Airways merger

There are many ways to look at the potential (and quite likely) merger of American Airlines and US Airways.  There are the obvious issues everyone is talking about, but take a listen to the less obvious issues.  The impact on start up airlines, the alliance impact,...

Alaska Airlines goes for the iPad

Alaska Airlines is issuing iPad computers to its pilots. The 1½-pound iPads replace up to 25 pounds of paper flight manuals pilots are required to carry when they fly. The iPads are being distributed to all Alaska Airlines pilots, a process that will be complete by...