Fares are Rising at LAX

Fares are Rising at LAX

A few months ago, the powers that be at LAX (that’d be LAWA) decided they were going to raise the rents on the airlines flying out of the airport. It has since become a soap opera with the parties trading barbs back and forth. Now, United has decided to bring …

Watch Out, China is Coming

Watch Out, China is Coming

Any time China announces they’re interested in getting into a market, people perk up and listen. I guess having over 1 billion people will do that for you.

07_04_12 chinaplaneSo when China said they wanted to get into the commercial aircraft manufacturing business, I would assume Boeing and Airbus started drawing …

Across the Aisle From MAXjet

Across the Aisle From MAXjet

For some crazy reason, Josh Marks, SVP Planning & Development for MAXjet, was willing to sit down (at his computer) and talk (email) with me about the latest news at the airline. I’m hoping this is the first of many chats I can post here, so I’ve even decided to …

Youuuuuuu’rrrrre Out of Here

Youuuuuuu’rrrrre Out of Here

07_04_05 cell phone outRemember that whole “cell phones on planes” idea? Yeah, you can forget about that, at least in the US. It came out a few days ago that the FCC will not allow cell phones to be used on airplanes at this time.

FCC? I mean FAA, right? Nope, I mean …

Where to, Skybus?

Where to, Skybus?

Skybus has said they plan to start flying around May 20 of this year. Now, that’s less than two months away and we know very little about this airline. They’ve clearly taken the opposite approach of Virgin America here. Instead of pushing everything out into the public eye, they’re keeping …

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