Feds Inflict Far Less Pain on Continental and United Than Attempted with the US Airways/Delta Slot Swap

Feds Inflict Far Less Pain on Continental and United Than Attempted with the US Airways/Delta Slot Swap

In the immortal words of Dennis Hopper (rest in peace, you crazy bastard) . . . pop quiz, hotshot. Let’s say that you’ve been presented three deals impacting the most dominant airline at a highly-congested airport. You can approve one. Which would it be? Here’s what the airport will look …

Travel Tools I (Might) Love: Hipmunk

Travel Tools I (Might) Love: Hipmunk

If you haven’t heard of Hipmunk, it’s no surprise. The site only launched in the last couple of weeks, but it’s off to a good start. If you book flights, it’s a site you’re going to want to bookmark. Hipmunk has the potential to make booking flights easy, but it’s …

David Neeleman on Azul’s Decision to Use Embraers and ATR Turboprops (Across the Aisle, Part 2)

David Neeleman on Azul’s Decision to Use Embraers and ATR Turboprops (Across the Aisle, Part 2)

Welcome back for part two of my talk with David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue and now current founder and CEO of Azul in Brazil. Yesterday in part one, we talked about starting up an airline in fast-growing Brazil, and some of the challenges involved. Today the focus is on …

Cranky Concierge Adds Small Business Program, More Discounts, and Our Newest Concierge

Cranky Concierge Adds Small Business Program, More Discounts, and Our Newest Concierge

I haven’t written about Cranky Concierge much here lately, but things have been going quite well. We’ve just finished a banner week where we followed near 50 people heading to a conference, we’ve added more discounts for clients, we’ve made some website changes, and, what I’m most excited about, we’ve …

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