Delta/Virgin Atlantic joint venture starts Jan. 1. What does it mean for LAX?

Delta and Virgin Atlantic begin their joint venture on Jan. 1. Photo credit: Delta.

Delta and Virgin Atlantic begin their joint venture on Jan. 1. Photo credit: Delta.

Delta will essentially begin flying from Los Angeles to London Heathrow on Wednesday — but not in the traditional manner.

The nation’s third largest airline company begins its joint venture with Virgin Atlantic on Jan. 1. The airlines have anti-trust immunity, which means they can coordinate on schedules and pricing across the Atlantic. They will share revenues.

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A website devoted to airline meals? Yes, it exists.

On this holiday, I want to share a website that has rocked my world. Yes, I have discovered airlinemeals.net.

This site is truly amazing. According to the home page, it is a catalog of nearly 30,000 pictures of food on more than 650 airlines.

What possesses someone to start a website like this? Apparently this is the question the website proprietor gets a lot, as he answers it on the site in an amusing FAQ section.

Want to see some of the food photos? Continue reading…

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What airline has the best uniforms? And other interesting stories of the past week.

Among my favorite stories was Sassy Stew's ranking of the top 15 flight attendant uniforms. Here are the dudes sported on Air Canada's "Rouge" brand.

Among my favorite stories was Sassy Stew’s ranking of the top 15 flight attendant uniforms. Here are the duds sported on Air Canada’s “Rouge” brand.

What’s news in the world of aviation? Read on to see some of the stories I’ve found interesting the past week or so.

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