Monthly Archives: July 2017

It’s Vacation Time, But You Won’t Miss Me

I’m going on vacation. Actually, by the time you read this, I’ll already be on a beach starting the longest vacation I’ve taken in years. That’s right, I’m going to be away for two glorious weeks. But fear not, I have plans for you.

Remember that trip I did up

Cramming More Seats on Airplanes? That’s Not Always Bad

There has been a lot of buzz around the word “densification” in the airline industry. Usually, when the finance and revenue teams hear the word, which means to squeeze additional seats in the same tube, they start drooling. More seats equal lower unit costs and higher revenue potential, right? But …

Just A Miserable Day of Travel (Trip Report)

There’s an annual trip I do with my cousin and brother’s family up to Sonoma to honor my late cousin Danny, but this year was different. Nobody else could make it. Still wanting to represent the family at this event, I decided to make it a day trip, and I …

Sun Country’s New CEO Could Remake the Airline, If Things Go Well

Unless you live in Minneapolis, there’s a good chance you don’t even know the name Sun Country. But sure enough, after more than 30 years and several ownership changes, the airline continues to fly. It’s even made money the last couple of years, but that wasn’t enough to prevent the …

All Eyes on Argentina (Hopefully to See Something Good)

It’s not often that a highly-protectionist regime disappears leaving vast opportunities for air travel growth, but that’s what we’re seeing in Argentina right now. That’s good news is many ways, but it’s also going to cause a whole bunch of headaches from a logistical perspective. Get ready for a flood …

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