3 Links I Love: Comfort+ Changes, Alaska Milk Run, and Fares Going Down

3 Links I Love: Comfort+ Changes, Alaska Milk Run, and Fares Going Down

This week’s featured link:
Delta Comfort+ now available as fare for flights to Asia and Latin AmericaDelta.com
Delta started selling Comfort+ as a separate cabin domestically earlier this month, but for international flying it remained simply an ancillary seat choice. That is changing… sort of… in some places. … Read the post

Across the Aisle from Phoenix Aviation Director Jim Bennett on International Service, Terminal Projects, and the TSA

Across the Aisle from Phoenix Aviation Director Jim Bennett on International Service, Terminal Projects, and the TSA

While I was in Phoenix for this year’s symposium, I had the chance to sit with the new Aviation Director in town, Jim Bennett. Jim was at Phoenix many years ago before he went on to DC and eventually Abu Dhabi. Now he’s returned. I initially was going to … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Delta Keeps Shooting Itself in the Foot, Value Alliance, and Dubuque

3 Links I Love: Delta Keeps Shooting Itself in the Foot, Value Alliance, and Dubuque

This week’s featured link(s):
Delta’s Comfort+ upgrades could turn into frequent flyer problemRunway Girl Network
Delta to end sponsorship of Fox Theatre over Qatar Airways event with JLoAJC@ATL Blog
Airline wars wound Seattle Pride Parade marchersSeattle Times
I’m not sure why Delta keeps shooting … Read the post

Why Airline Ops People and Air Traffic Controllers are Excited About Data Comm

Why Airline Ops People and Air Traffic Controllers are Excited About Data Comm

I haven’t done a post about NextGen air traffic control in awhile, but something mentioned on a panel at the Phoenix Aviation Symposium really caught my attention. It’s called Data Comm (short for, wait for it, Data Communications) and everyone on the panel was really excited about what it’s going … Read the post

Congress and TSA Continue to Point Fingers While Offering Weak Fixes For Long Security Lines

Congress and TSA Continue to Point Fingers While Offering Weak Fixes For Long Security Lines

I’ve taken three flights in the last couple of weeks and the Pre Check lines have been open for exactly none of them. Regular lines continue to get longer, and as we approach the peak summer period, the ugliness is coming to a head. The airline lobbying group A4A has … Read the post

3 Links I Love: CEO Edition (American, Delta, IAG, Aer Lingus, Frontier)

3 Links I Love: CEO Edition (American, Delta, IAG, Aer Lingus, Frontier)

It’s CEO week here on the links I love, so let’s get started.

This week’s featured link:
Airline Weekly podcast – Episode 38 (CEO Interview: Delta’s Bastian)Airline Weekly
At the media day I missed, Airline Weekly sat down with new Delta CEO Ed … Read the post

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