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

How an American Airlines Flight Attendant Was Wrongly Condemned by the Public

How an American Airlines Flight Attendant Was Wrongly Condemned by the Public

An American Airlines flight attendant becomes the latest victim of social media and its tendency to encourage harsh snap judgments on the airline industry.

Delta Likes to Cite Its Revenue Premium - United's Kirby Says 'I Hate that Metric'

Delta Likes to Cite Its Revenue Premium - United's Kirby Says 'I Hate that Metric'

Delta often cites its revenue premium to the industry, but United President Scott Kirby says the metric isn't meaningful.

Do Emirates Cuts Threaten Orders at Boeing, a Company That Lately Can Do No Wrong?

Do Emirates Cuts Threaten Orders at Boeing, a Company That Lately Can Do No Wrong?

Boeing shares trade near an all-time high amidst rosy pictures for commercial air travel and defense spending. But Emirates, a key customer, just cut back its flying.

United Shares Drop Because Wall Street Hates Capacity Growth, Even Good Capacity Growth

United Shares Drop Because Wall Street Hates Capacity Growth, Even Good Capacity Growth

United Airlines shares fell 4% Tuesday because the carrier reiterated that it plans to restore its legitimate market share at hubs such as Newark Airport.

United Airlines Sees No Impact on Bookings So Far From Dragged Passenger Incident

United Airlines Sees No Impact on Bookings So Far From Dragged Passenger Incident

United Airlines executives say that so far they have seen no impact on bookings from the April 9 incident when an erratic passenger was dragged off an aircraft.