United Airlines to agree with funds to revamp board: CNBC – Reuters
Could United’s board room antics finally be coming to an end? Reports say the company might cave to the demands of the investors. If this comes to fruition, I’ll be curious to see if Gordon Bethune does come in as the board chair, or if there is a compromise allowing someone else less polarizing to take the reins.
China’s HNA to Buy Airline Caterer Gategroup for $1.5 Billion – Bloomberg
My post was just one day too early. Had I waited, I could have seen (as was mentioned in the comments) that HNA ended up buying Gategroup. Not a failing airline, but it is a money losing airline caterer. Close enough.
Modern cures for a fear of flying – Gulliver – The Economist
Look, any post that talks about B.A. Baracus is going to instantly win me over, but there are some really interesting stats in here about fear of flying, and some potentially useful remedies.