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
American's Software Merger Will Fold In 15,000 Pilots From Three Airlines
American Airlines will merge its flight operating systems this weekend, a year after merging its reservations systems following the 2013 merger with US Airways.
Change at American: New Uniforms, New Executive Structure, 41% Summer Stock Price Gain
American Airlines introduced a new top management structure on Monday and new uniforms Tuesday. Shares are up 41% since June 27.
Southwest, Long an Airline Rebel, Stands Alone on Hedging Strategy
Southwest Airlines stands alone in that it doesn't charge for first and second checked bags and continues to hedge fuel costs.
Airlines Want Privatized Air Traffic Control but Delta Remains Opposed
Airlines lost out in their previous bid to have air traffic control spun off and privatized, but they are not giving up.
Alaska Airlines CEO: We Don't Need Long-Haul International Flights
Alaska Airlines, looking to become the fifth national airline if a merger with Virgin America is approved, has no plans to operate long-haul international flights.