3 Links I Love: The Only Thing I’ll Say About Leggings, Branson Gets Worse, Sonoma Growth

3 Links I Love: The Only Thing I’ll Say About Leggings, Branson Gets Worse, Sonoma Growth

This week’s featured link:
Why Is Wearing Leggings to the Airport Such a Shameful Thing?Vogue
A few have asked me to comment on this whole stupid kerfuffle where United denied boarding to a couple of pass travelers for wearing leggings (which aren’t allowed per pass travel rules). All …

Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t

Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t

Yesterday I published the first half of my interview with International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh on his new long-haul, low-cost startup Level. Today, we finish it up with his characteristically blunt take on why Level is going to work while other attempts at long-haul, low-cost won’t.

Brett Snyder, Cranky

Alaska Sticks With Its Own Brand But Learns a Little From Virgin America Before Killing It

Alaska Sticks With Its Own Brand But Learns a Little From Virgin America Before Killing It

The long-awaited branding decision has been made, and as expected, Alaska will be retiring the Virgin America brand in the next couple of years. I had the chance to speak with Alaska’s Chief Commercial Officer and EVP Andrew Harrison as well as VP of Marketing Sangita Woerner yesterday about the …

3 Links I Love: JetBlue Not Happy with Embraers, Delta Reviews Its Refinery, Aircraft Graphic Design

3 Links I Love: JetBlue Not Happy with Embraers, Delta Reviews Its Refinery, Aircraft Graphic Design

This week’s featured link:
JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concernsFlightGlobal
It’s been no secret from past comments that JetBlue isn’t in love with its Embraer 190 fleet, and recent comments show that hasn’t changed. I’d bet if JetBlue could get rid of these things today, it …

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