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UK Border Agency Goes On Strike & Passengers Report A Better Experience

For the past week the threat of the looming Public Sector labour strike in Britain gripped airlines and airports with fear.  As UK Border Agency Immigrations Officers announced they would take part in the public sector strike action today some airlines readjusted schedules, other carriers cancelled flights and London Heathrow Airport warned that passport control…

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Reader Mail : Which Airport Is Strictest [for security]?

A constant complaint from travelers is an inconsistent security and airline policy experience.  This week’s reader mail addresses a wide range of these inconsistencies. This reader mail comes from Derek in Phoenix … who asks his question about security and carry-on policy in multiple parts. Derek asks 1) which airport strictest? like: nothing sharp, even…

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Alitala Tops Among European Airlines For On-Time Performance

Alitalia, Italy’s National Flag Carrier, has been called many things over the years, but ‘On Time‘ has never been one of those things. Alitala is well known for labour disputes, strikes, customer dissatisfaction and an on-time performance record that generally rivals my attempts to wake my kids up most mornings … so imagine my surprise…

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How Many Airlines Can Strike In Europe? This Sounds Like A Bad Joke

Looking at the labour relations in Europe for the past few days I keep having a vision of my father walking into a room and saying “Home many airlines can strike in Europe?” then adjusting his tie, laughing and saying “No, seriously … I’m kidding…” as people stand around waiting for the punch line he’s…

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The Demise Of Airline Service & The Personal Touch

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 23/06/2009 – The Demise Of Airline Service & The Personal Touch Today’s Flying With Fish post on the demise of airline service, and the death of the Golden Era of Flying is a detailed discussion of the success and failure of certain airlines, running about 26 minutes long…and it can’t…

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Why Does Alitalia Grant Elite Frequent Flyer Status For Only 18 Days?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 15/06/2009 – Why Does Alitalia Grant Elite Frequent Flyer Status For Only 18 Days? Over the past year I have frequently commented on Alitalia, the Italian national airline. Alitalia’s death has been predicted time and time again, and while I am one of the few who seems to see the…

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Flying With Alitalia & In The Field Airline Research

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 29/03/2009 – Flying With Alitalia & In The Field Airline Research Over the past few months I have frequently written about the Italian National Flag Carrier, Alitalia Airlines. For those of you who have missed my postings on Alitalia, in short the airline was on the brink of collapse; the…

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The New Alitalia Is Nearly Two Months Old…Is It Going The Right Way?

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 06/03/2009 – The New Alitalia Is Nearly Two Months Old…Is It Going The Right Way? The merger of Alitalia and Air One is now nearly two months old. Despite the merger, the massive cash infusion, the sale of Alitalia Cargo and Air France-KLM‘s investment in the airline, the path Alitalia…

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A New Year & Alitalia’s Chance At Rebirth

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 2/1/2009 – A New Year & Alitalia’s Chance At Rebirth I ended the year discussing Alitalia, so I figured it was only logical to start the year discussing Alitalia. On the 13th of January the sun will rise of Rome, and Alitalia (AZ) Flight #611 departing New York’s JFK International…

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An Alitalia Christmas : Can Alitalia Save Its Self From Alitalia?

Web:  www.stevenfrischling.com – E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 25/12/2008 – An Alitalia Christmas : Can Alitalia Save Its Self From Alitalia? Weather delays and cancellations wreaked havoc on flyers in North America in the days leading up to Christmas. Chicago O’Hare (ORD) once again proved unreliable canceling more than 650 flights over two days, however none of this…

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