Post Thumbnail

You're on a nice, long domestic flight. In coach. There's a screaming baby two rows up; the pages of the in-flight magazine are stuck together with someone else's chewing gum; and the 9-inch overhead CRT is showing a 2-year-old episode of New Girl that you've already seen a half-dozen times -- wit

7 months ago 0 Comments
April 25, 2014 at 12:35PM
Post Thumbnail

A network outage that leaves folks without data for a few hours is one thing, but some Sprint problems today are causing some bigger issues than usual in one part of the US. Alaska Airlines is reporting flight delays at several airports, including Portland International Airport, as a result of the

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The iPad has already gotten the go-ahead from the FAA as a replacement for paper flight charts and maps, and now Alaska Airlines has become the first major US airline to hop on board the paperless bandwagon. While it's not quite ready to ditch paper navigation charts just yet (though that is un

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's a sad, sad state of affairs. After nearly four years worth of announcements you're still more likely to get a good night's rest on a flight than find wireless internet, leaving us to wonder whether any airline will survive long enough to roll-out the system-wide access they've almost all pledg

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just in case last month's airport scare wasn't enough, today we're finding that an Alaska Airlines flight from San Jose was evacuated upon landing \"after a passenger found an unclaimed cell phone tucked in his seat.\" Both the FBI and Port of Seattle police eventually concluded that the mobile \"posed

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just in case last month's airport scare wasn't enough, today we're finding that an Alaska Airlines flight from San Jose was evacuated upon landing \"after a passenger found an unclaimed cell phone tucked in his seat.\" Both the FBI and Port of Seattle police eventually concluded that the mobile \"posed

7 years ago 0 Comments