jetblue http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/10809/all en Networks: Bashing Airlines Is Just the Ticket http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-bashing-airlines-just-ticket <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The friendly skies haven’t been so friendly to fly this summer according to the network news media. But journalists have been quick to point the finger at business when the problem can easily be blamed on an outmoded computer system – owned and operated by the <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">U.S.</st1:place></st1:country-region> government.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-bashing-airlines-just-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment abc air traffic control system American Airlines Boyd Group cbs Continental Early Show FAA Federal Aviation Administration Good Morning America jetblue Larry Kellner Lisa Stark Matt Lauer Meredith Vieira Natalie Morales NBC Nightly News Northwest Airlines Richard Branson Southwest Today Tom Costello Virgin Atlantic World News Wed, 29 Aug 2007 19:04:29 +0000 admin 25373 at http://www.mrc.org Runway Waits Uncommon Despite Media Hype http://www.mrc.org/articles/runway-waits-uncommon-despite-media-hype <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lengthy runway waits might have some customers feeling air sick, but an <a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bal-bz.airdelays06mar06,0,7695429.story?coll=bal-business-headlines"></a>Associated Press report showed that the chances of a lengthy delay are nearly 1 in 1,000.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Readers of the March 6 AP piece might have been surprised – especially after the media have dwelled on the JetBlue crisis that kept 10 planes on the ground more than five hours during the Valentine’s Day storm. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/runway-waits-uncommon-despite-media-hype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business airplane AirTravel Blue flight Jet jetblue Plane runway tarmac Tue, 06 Mar 2007 21:38:44 +0000 admin 25603 at http://www.mrc.org