Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

How Amazon HQ2 Will Affect DC-Area Airports

HQ2? 3? 1.75? Amazon announced 3 new campuses, one of which will be situated in Northern Virginia across from DCA airport. The DC area is served by 3 airports. Reagan National is the closest to Amazon’s campus and also the most crowded. BWI is the low-cost alternative while Dulles has a ton of business traffic. How will Amazon affect the airports in the nation’s capitol?

American Testing Early Boarding For Those Without Bags That Require Overhead Bin Space

File this under interesting.  American is running a test at a handful of airports where passengers traveling in economy who just have a small bag to put under the seat in front of them are allowed to board before the rest of economy passengers.  A couple of observations: Since American (and pretty much everyone else other than Southwest) charges for checked bags this might actually encourage behavior that results in extra revenue for the airlines. It occurs to me that the only reason most people without status (and pretty much […]