3 Links I Love: Emirates Having a Rough Ride, The Power of Rich Content, Fixing Airplanes With Tape

3 Links I Love: Emirates Having a Rough Ride, The Power of Rich Content, Fixing Airplanes With Tape

This week’s featured link:
Emirates president pledges to ‘tough it out’ as airline strugglesFinancial Times
I try not to post articles that are behind a paywall too often, but this one is a very good read about the troubles facing Emirates. Of the big three Middle East carriers, … Read the post

Who the F*&@ is Tailwind?

Who the F*&@ is Tailwind?

It’s time for another installment in our occasional series exploring new airlines you’ve likely never heard of. This time, let’s shine the spotlight on Tailwind, an airline with big plans for the Big Apple. Right now, however, it’s starting out very small.

If you … Read the post

Cranky on the Web: United Fined for Failing to Inspect 787 Even After FAA Told the Airline

Cranky on the Web: United Fined for Failing to Inspect 787 Even After FAA Told the Airline

United slapped with fine for taking plane ‘not in airworthy condition’ on 23 flightsMarketWatch
You may have missed it, but the FAA proposed a hefty fine against United for flying an airplane that hadn’t been properly inspected after a repair was completed. I was asked about this and … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Airport Mismanagement in Virginia, A Strange Belief on Loyalty, No Golden Age of Travel

3 Links I Love: Airport Mismanagement in Virginia, A Strange Belief on Loyalty, No Golden Age of Travel

This week’s featured link:
Records: Former Newport News airport execs spent big on travelThe Daily Press
If you haven’t been following the saga of Newport News airport’s spending spree, then I highly recommend you grab some popcorn and pull up a seat. After Southwest pulled AirTran out of … Read the post

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