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Airport loses again; no more D.C.

Next weekend, on Sept. 20 to be exact, Colorado Springs will endure another bad-news story about airline service as United shuts down its nonstop flights between here and Washington’s Dulles International Airport. At least this news is no surprise. United made the announcement in mid-May, saying the flights (one each way, on smaller regional jets)… Continue Reading Airport loses again; no more D.C.

United CEO says improvements on the way

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The head of United Continental Holdings says improvements for travelers are on the way. Jeff Smisek told business travel managers on Sunday that improvements will include flat-bed seats to first and business class on long-haul aircraft, doubling overhead bin space on some jets, and adding wireless. Business travel is playing a key role in airline… Continue Reading United CEO says improvements on the way

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As a state, Colorado residents are thinner than the rest of the nation, but binge drink more often and many don’t get their children immunized. That’s the news from Health Rankings America, a national nonprofit that has compared the health of the nation for more than 20 years. Colorado’s always ranked high on the list… Continue Reading United in combating Colorado decline in health rankings

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News that United Airlines and US Airways are in talks about combining was met with approval by shareholders and analysts today. Passengers may feel differently, however, if a combination ends up leading to higher airfares. Shares of both companies rose in morning trading. US Airways gained 83 cents, or 12.2 percent, to $7.65, and United… Continue Reading US Airways and UAL talk about combining, shares up

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