This Week on BNET (Dec 29 – Jan 2)

BNET, Books, Cargo, Delays/Cancellations, Fuel, Southwest, Westjet

WestJet Offers Incentives for Travelers Not to Fly
With all the bad weather around the country, WestJet needed to find a way to get people home. They opted to try using bribes.

Southwest Sees Benefits of RNP, Retrofits Older Aircraft
Say goodbye to the old round dials and hello to big, pretty screens. Why is Southwest bothering? It’s all to take advantage of RNP.

Required Reading: Hard Landing
It’s the holidays, so I have some spare time on my hands. I decided to go back and re-read Hard Landing again. If you’ve never read it, you certainly should.

Southwest Cash Position Declines Due to Hedging
Southwest’s cash position has plummeted, but it’s all due to hedging and not how they’re actually running their business. See why.

Air Cargo Declines 13.5 Percent in November
It’s not just passenger traffic feeling the heat in this slow economy. Air cargo is dropping quickly as well.

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