United says sorry. And other links from the week.

This was week was my first time on a Bombardier Q400 turboprop. But I didn't fly anywhere. 

This was week was my first time on a Bombardier Q400 turboprop. But I didn't fly anywhere. 

If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you know I have been in Toronto this week, interviewing executives from Porter Airline and Air Canada for Aviation Week's upcoming Canadian airlines special section. [You should subscribe.]

It has been a busy week, so rather than rush a post, I'll finish it by calling your attention to some links I enjoyed recently.


United tells its customers it is sorry. I feel like I have read this story a lot recently. But has United finally turned the corner? Bloomberg Business Week. 

Frontier Airlines has announced more than 50 new routes in the past two weeks. What's behind the new strategy? Cranky Flier. 

Is United about to get a great deal on 30 new Boeing 737-700s? Reuters. 

The best and worst airlines of 2015. With a handy chart, below. WSJ. 

Is Delta taking its most loyal customers for granted? Joe Brancatelli. 

One thorough sports fan estimated how many miles each Major League Baseball team will fly in 2016. The Mariners will fly the most, at 47,503 miles, and the Cubs least, at 24,440 miles. 

When it comes to WiFi, U.S airlines have an advantage over global competitors. Skift. 

LAX is receiving more noise complaints and one politician wants answers. Southern California Public Radio. 

Hawaiian Airlines wants more Boeing 717s. But where can it find them? Airways News. 

And finally, I tried to take this with me, but Air Canada wouldn't allow it.