3 Links I Love: A Small United Airplane on the Horizon?, Air Canada Invades the US, and Black Friday Deals

3 Links I Love: A Small United Airplane on the Horizon?, Air Canada Invades the US, and Black Friday Deals

This week’s featured link:
United and ALPA Reach an Agreement in Principle to Extend Pilot ContractUnited Newsroom
United has been on a labor relations-roll since it kicked out its old CEO. It has a tentative agreement with its mechanics, it has decided to open negotiations with its

Across the Aisle from Delta’s SVP of Operations on Why Privatizing Air Traffic Control Would Be Bad

Across the Aisle from Delta’s SVP of Operations on Why Privatizing Air Traffic Control Would Be Bad

If you haven’t heard, it’s time for Congress to once again try to reauthorize the FAA. I say “try” because in general, Congress is really bad at this. Usually it just passes temporary extensions which keeps the lights on but does nothing to push the FAA forward. On occasion, it …

3 Links I Love: American AAdvantage Goes Revenue-Based, Allegiant Says Aloha to Hawai’i, Interview with Spirit’s CEO

3 Links I Love: American AAdvantage Goes Revenue-Based, Allegiant Says Aloha to Hawai’i, Interview with Spirit’s CEO

Today’s featured link:
American AAdvantage 2016 Changes (Including Award Chart Devaluation)One Mile at a Time
American announced it was going to a revenue-based program starting next year. You might expect me to have written about it in more detail, but when an airline is the third-mover, it’s not …

Mokulele Says Silver Threatened the Airline if It Started Flights in Florida, So It Didn’t

Mokulele Says Silver Threatened the Airline if It Started Flights in Florida, So It Didn’t

And now for something completely different… I’m a sucker for an airline brawl, and here’s one that hasn’t gotten much press yet, probably because it’s between two little airlines in a far corner of the country. But this one has the potential to get nasty, and not in a “fun …

Winners and Losers of Delta’s Decision to Begin Selling Comfort+ As Its Own Fare

Winners and Losers of Delta’s Decision to Begin Selling Comfort+ As Its Own Fare

Nearly a year ago, Delta decided to go through a branding exercise and rename its products. Economy Comfort became Comfort+ and the product itself, which is centered around offering a few inches more legroom, was improved slightly with free booze and entertainment. Until now, Comfort+ was still just an add-on, …

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