Ted Reed

Ted Reed covers the airline industry. He previously covered airlines for The Miami Herald and The Charlotte Observer. He also worked for US Airways, writing speeches for executives and stories for internal publications. He is the author of "Carl Furillo: Brooklyn Dodgers All-Star," and co-author of "American Airlines, US Airways and the Creation of the World's Largest Airline." He graduated from Wesleyan University and Columbia University School of Journalism.

 


Recent Articles By The Author

Here's Why New York Area Airports Score Low With Travelers

Here's Why New York Area Airports Score Low With Travelers

Passengers are increasingly satisfied with U.S. airports, except for the ones where long-delayed construction projects are finally underway.

American Airlines Is Totally in Love With Its Charlotte Hub - Here's Why

American Airlines Is Totally in Love With Its Charlotte Hub - Here's Why

Most major and medium-size airports tack a passenger facility charge of $4.50 onto each ticket. Among the top 59 airports, only Charlotte and Anchorage do not.

United Airlines Might Be Having an Identity Crisis That Is Worrying Wall Street

United Airlines Might Be Having an Identity Crisis That Is Worrying Wall Street

Shares of United have fallen 25% in two months and the airline's fare war with Spirit is blamed for undercutting industry pricing.

American, Spirit and United Get Downgrades as Ticket Pricing War Rages

American, Spirit and United Get Downgrades as Ticket Pricing War Rages

A leading airline analyst downgrades American, Spirit and United and sharply cuts fourth-quarter earnings estimates.

Woman Sues Delta for Nearly $10,000 After Chomping on a Rock

Woman Sues Delta for Nearly $10,000 After Chomping on a Rock

A woman sued Delta, claiming she bit into a pebble in a pita sandwich on her flight from Istanbul. The next year, Delta cancelled its Istanbul service.