Delta + AirElite Charter Operation = Corporate Bigwig Airlines – BNET
Delta’s looking to combine corporate charter with commercial ops. Good stuff.
Airline satisfaction at three-year high – Marketplace
JD Power came out with its annual survey results. You know how I feel about these things, but I’m always willing to comment.
Airports Council International – North America Marcom Conference
Thanks are due to Addison over at IAG for filming about 7 minutes of our panel this week at the ACI conference.
Why Airlines Need to Focus on Winning the War of Words on Congestion -BNET
April was a great month for on time performance, but it shows something about why airlines should be more aggressive at talking about congestion.
May Air Traffic Shows Early Signs of a Strong Summer as Unions Start to Ramp Up Campaigns – BNET
May traffic numbers are in, and they are very strong. It’s going to be a good summer, and that means unions will start ramping up campaigns for raises.
US Airways: How Not to Cope With Bickering Pilots After a Merger – BNET
US Airways east pilots are claiming victory in the latest battle with the west, but this is a temporary victory that’s likely to simply drag the process on longer and complicate the whole situation.
Virgin America CEO: Why Traditional Carriers Can’t Innovate – BNET
At the ACI conference in San Diego this week, David Cush gave the keynote, and while I agree with some of what he said, I disagree with other points.