Today’s featured link:
NewLeaf discount airline postpones service, will refund tickets – CBC News
Canadian people are just begging for a true ultra low cost carrier these days, but Canada’s government isn’t helping. Just as one was about to get started, the rules were reviewed. Now the airline may need to get a license even though it’s using an airline that has a license already to operate the flights.
Why? Your guess is as good as mine, but I imagine someone at Air Canada has good friends in the government.
Two for the road:
Fare Class Removal – B Inventory – American Airlines SalesLink
There was a curious move this week when American announced it was removing B class from its inventory. This means nothing to the average traveler since it’s all just hocus-pocus on the back-end, but why is American doing this?
Glad you asked. It’s “for the development of new sales products.” Were I a betting man, I’d say American’s version of Delta’s Basic Economy is on its way.
25 Years Since Eastern Air Lines Folded Its Wings: Personal Stories of That Final Day – AirwaysNews
Eastern shut down 25 years ago. While I have no love for that mess of an airline, this is still a great read about the personal stories of some of the people who were working on the front line that day.