This week’s featured link:
How Oscar Munoz spooked United Airlines investors – Crain’s Chicago Business
If you missed it, United had its earnings call and it did not go well. There appears to be growing concern on Wall Street that the management team in place is not up to the task at hand. United’s team basically says “trust us, this is going to work in the long run,” but the big question is… how long are people willing to wait? (There is a soft paywall on this article.)
Two for the road:
Sun Country sets new bag and seat fees; carry-ons will cost the most – StarTribune
Sun Country said it would start moving toward the ULCC model, and it has. You can see details of the new bundle & go program here. It’s a bit of a twist on the traditional model.
Woman is only passenger on holiday jet – BBC
People think airlines just cancel flights that aren’t full, but that’s pretty rare. Here’s proof that even with one lonely passenger, Jet2 will still fly. Kudos to Jet2 for seeing this opportunity and turning it into a great PR stunt. Those empty seats are probably paying for themselves right now.