This Week on BNET (June 1 – 5)

Air New Zealand, American, BNET, Continental, Distribution, Environment, Fuel, IND - Indianapolis, Mergers/Finance, United, US Airways

United Shakes Up Marketing and Distribution Groups
Dennis Cary is out, Graham Atkinson is back in, and marketing and distribution areas and getting makeovers.

Continental’s May Numbers Prove April’s Improvement Wasn’t a Trend
May numbers are out for Continental and they don’t look so hot. No surprise, of course, but still not fun to watch.

Just How Well Did Biofuels Perform in the Air?
Air New Zealand released results of its biofuel test in January, and the results are incredibly impressive.

Online Travel Agents Permanently Drop Booking Fees
Those temporary online travel agent booking fees have been made permanent.

US Airways May Revenue Looks a Lot Like Continental’s
US Airways released its May unit revenue numbers and the results aren’t pretty. No surprises, just not pretty.

Indianapolis Airport Facing Revenue Shortfall
Indianapolis built a new terminal last year, and now with traffic falling, the airport is facing a budget crunch.

Change Happens Slowly at American, Other Large Organizations
Here’s a fun example using American’s website design showing how hard it can be to effect change at a big company.

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