Today’s featured link:
WOW air to ADD Los Angeles and San Francisco ROUTES in 2016 – WOW air
I was onboard with WOW air’s strategy of using narrowbodies to connect the US and Europe via Iceland. But now I can only wonder if it’s jumped the shark. The airline is picking up A330-300s to fly to LA and San Francisco. That’s a big change in strategy, and it seems ill-advised. There are still a ton of opportunities using smaller aircraft on shorter routes. This just adds complexity and a LOT of seats.
Two for the road:
US Airways leaves in triumph on key measure – Charlotte Observer
An interesting look back on US Airways as a safe airline. Generally, people think of USAir as being unsafe considering how many crashes it had in the early 1990s. But things changed a lot since then, and now at least one person is looking back on the airline as being extremely safety-minded.
Liberals say no to Porter Airlines jets at Billy Bishop Airport – Metro Canada
The new Canadian government doesn’t seem too interested in letting Porter fly C-Series aircraft from Toronto’s close-in Billy Bishop airport.