The Battle for Cape Town

The Battle for Cape Town

These are exciting times for those who recall that glorious era of US DoT route cases and that epically great time of Crandall vs Wolf.  For the first time, in what feels like forever, there is a route case before US DoT with two US airlines competing for a limited...
Delta is still doing it…

Delta is still doing it…

DoT updated a bunch of  Form 41 datasets and we had to check – is Delta coming clean? Answer: No. Will DoT take a look at this? Answer: Um… In case you missed this story before – we believe Delta is not filing some of its Form 41 data accurately. ...

The US airline recovery continues

Despite the recent softening of traffic volumes, the industry is, overall recovering.  As always, we have data to illustrate this. The chart above is through June and that is a quarter ago – but US DoT runs that late. The trend looks strong when compared to...

Top 25 US airport times

Readers know airline time isn’t free.  As a passenger, you pay with your time when a flight is delayed, with scant hope of compensation.  That Contract of Carriage was not written for the benefit of the traveler. What happens when we look at time from the view...