In case you missed this article on Southwest Airlines Network Operations Center, Training Cabin, and Listening Center. A rare behind the scenes look with amazing pictures and narrative Check it out on CNET Hat tip to David Gray for sharing.
Check out this great chart of airline fees posted by SmarterTravel.com. Even has a handy-dandy PDF for download Airline Fees: The Ultimate Guide – SmarterTravel.com.
Check out this awesome visualization of a day of flights across the Atlantic. Beautiful Visualization Shows 24 Hours of Flights Over the North Atlantic | Mental Floss.
Tnooz has an article describing Google’s need to balance speed with accurate pricing data in it’s integration of hotel rates within Google Maps. This tool is designed to rapidly engage a Google Maps user with hotel pricing. Google has chosen to use cached rates with no live inventory searches In order to ensure the speed…… Continue reading Google Hotels balances speed with accuracy
American has been fined $90,000 due to failure to disclose the true cost of using vouchers they give away at the station. Appears that these vouchers couldn’t be redeemed online – only over the phone with a fee. Read more at Tnooz http://www.tnooz.com/2011/03/08/news/american-airlines-fined-over-lack-of-transparency-on-overbooked-flights