3 Links I Love: Really Cheap 737s, Jet Bridges, Germanwings Crash In Depth

3 Links I Love: Really Cheap 737s, Jet Bridges, Germanwings Crash In Depth

This week’s featured link:
In strategy shift, Boeing backs 7 MAX: sourcesLeeham News
Though this article is about Boeing trying to support the 737-7MAX, that’s not actually what grabbed my eye. United recently purchased some 737-700s from Boeing and apparently is topping that order up instead of going … Read the post

Norwegian Tries to Push the US to Stop Blocking Its Irish Subsidiary by Scheduling and Then Canceling Flights

Norwegian Tries to Push the US to Stop Blocking Its Irish Subsidiary by Scheduling and Then Canceling Flights

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark Ireland. Well, what’s actually rotten is right here in the United States related to an Irish subsidiary of a Norwegian company. Got it? Me neither. But that’s the kind of complexity involved when trying to understand how Norwegian Air Shuttle and … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Faster Wifi is Worth a Lawsuit, Bombardier Fights for United, the Big Metal Bird

3 Links I Love: Faster Wifi is Worth a Lawsuit, Bombardier Fights for United, the Big Metal Bird

This week’s featured link:
American Airlines sues Gogo, may change in-flight Internet serviceFt Worth Star-Telegram
It was big news this week when American announced it was suing Gogo to get out of a contract so it could go with a different internet option onboard 200 of its 737s … Read the post

A Preview of Southwest’s Remodeled Terminal in Los Angeles Which Begins Opening Thursday

A Preview of Southwest’s Remodeled Terminal in Los Angeles Which Begins Opening Thursday

If you’ve flown through LAX on Southwest in the last couple of years, you know what a nightmare it’s been. There’s a ton of construction which has snarled the roadway, closed many concessions, and taken away precious seating space. There is now finally some good news. Southwest took me behind … Read the post

Cranky on the Web: Feds Want to Regulate Seat Size, Looking at The Rise of Air Taxis

Cranky on the Web: Feds Want to Regulate Seat Size, Looking at The Rise of Air Taxis

U.S. congressman proposes law to limit shrinking airline seatsCNN.com
In case you missed it, Rep Steve Cohen is putting forward a bill in the House of Representatives to regulate seat size. As I’m sure you’ve guessed, I think this is a terrible idea. As long as safety isn’t … Read the post

3 Links I Love: More Love for Bag Fees, No Love for Branson, And a Little Guy Goes Bankrupt

3 Links I Love: More Love for Bag Fees, No Love for Branson, And a Little Guy Goes Bankrupt

This Week’s Featured Link:
JetBlue Airways (JBLU) Robin Hayes on Q4 2015 Results – Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha

JetBlue had been lagging the industry from a profit perspective, but things are changing. Last quarter was a great one for JetBlue, but why? … Read the post

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