This week’s featured link:
Delta Air Lines CEO on why he still flies in the back of the plane – Marketplace
Here’s a great 27m25s podcast where Kai Ryssdal from Marketplace interviews Delta CEO Ed Bastian. It’s a long, seemingly candid conversation that’s well worth a listen. I particularly like how fast Ed was to answer Kai’s 5-word-description challenge toward the end.
Two for the road:
On Location & Onboard: American Retires 20 MD-80s On One Historic Day – Airways Magazine
American is down to only 61 MD-80s now that it retired 20 in one day. Airways was there onboard one of the flights, and it’s a fun, nostalgic read.
This 1963 promo video for LAX is a wonderful homage to the Jet Age in Los Angeles – TimeOut Los Angeles
My dad actually sent me this link, and yes, it is some fantastic airplane porn. The footage from shortly after the terminals opened at LAX is just great.