Delta Flight Museum Grand Opening on 85th Anniversary of Delta Air Lines

Starting a few years earlier in Macon, Georgia as an aerial crop dusting operation known as Huff Daland Dusters, Delta Air Service commenced operations on June 17, 1929 in Monroe, Louisiana…and 85 years later, the anniversary of what is now known as Delta Air Lines was celebrated with the grand opening of the Delta Flight Museum — which, technically, is the grand re-opening of the Delta Heritage Museum. The Delta Flight Museum underwent extensive renovations. I actually co-hosted one of the last events at the former Delta Heritage Museum before…

Why Are FlyerTalk Members Not Excited About The Latest Mile Sharing Promotion by US Airways?

US Airways is offering a bonus on the amount of Dividend Miles you share with its latest promotion…so why are FlyerTalk members not excited about this offer as with past promotions such as this one from this past December? Perhaps it is because…

Assorted jetBlue Woes Posted on FlyerTalk

The first half of June 2014 for jetBlue Airways reminds me of that week of mishaps suffered by El Al Israel Airlines Limited last month. One look at the JetBlue | TrueBlue forum today revealed several discussions by FlyerTalk members actively talking about some unfortunate and strange incidents which occurred recently on flights operated by jetBlue Airways — and I am not even including at least a couple of unfortunate incidents from last month. Here is a list of those discussions in no specific order…

A Potentially Dangerous Joke By an Air Traffic Controller?

If this story is accurate, then it is one of the most moronic actions I have heard related to commercial aviation. The Federal Aviation Administration of the United States is investigating what is being called “a potentially dangerous prank” which an air traffic controller allegedly played on the pilots of a Boeing 777-200 aircraft filled with passengers…

Flight Attendant Call Button: When Should You Use It?

René deLambert — author of the Delta Points weblog at BoardingArea.com — recently wrote an article about when the flight attendant call button should be used. I was the first to respond to the article with my thoughts…

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