This week’s featured link:
More dogs die on United than on any other airline. Here’s why. – The Washington Post
I never wrote about United’s dog problems, but you most certainly heard about them elsewhere. You’ve probably heard that more dogs die on United than on other airlines, but here’s the actual reason why. The thing is, if you’re United, you may be doing a service to some people who have no other choice, but the second one dog dies, you will be vilified. Anything United does wrong is under a microscope. I’d probably ban these dogs and just make an exception for military.
Two for the road:
Hawaiian ready to compete with Southwest in Hawaii, CEO says in Q&A – Associated Press
How about an interview with Hawaiian’s new CEO Peter Ingram? He’s been at Hawaiian for many years, but he only took over the top spot in the last couple months. In case you’re wondering, Peter knows his stuff.
A Chat With Emirates Senior VP North America + A Look at Their New Business Class Product! – Airline Reporter
And now for something completely different. A nice little interview and look at the new (better, but still sub-par) Emirates business class on its 777s.