3 Links I Love: Interviewing Scott Kirby, The First Airport Hotel, Wake Up Airplane

3 Links I Love: Interviewing Scott Kirby, The First Airport Hotel, Wake Up Airplane

This week’s featured link:
United Airlines President on Turning Skeptics Into BelieversSkift
As you know, I love interviews.  Here’s one with Scott Kirby, United’s President.

Two for the road:
Fresh News About Old Airport HotelsStuck at the Airport
Can’t say I’d … Read the post

OneJet “Temporarily” Suspends Its Flights, But a Return to the Skies Would Be Surprising

OneJet “Temporarily” Suspends Its Flights, But a Return to the Skies Would Be Surprising

It was just two weeks ago that I wrote about ominous clouds hovering over OneJet.  Now there’s been another blow: flights and bookings have been suspended.  The company says it will resume selling tickets in October though the actual date for the resumption of flights is unclear.  I would … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Voting on the Future of MEX, Essential Air Service Saved, Killing the Train

3 Links I Love: Voting on the Future of MEX, Essential Air Service Saved, Killing the Train

This week’s featured link:
Lopez Obrador Commits to Unorthodox Vote on $13 Billion AirportBloomberg
The Mexico City airport saga continues. The incoming president promised he’d stop constructing the new airport (which is already a third built) and focus on expanding the existing one. Now he realizes that’s a … Read the post

Chicago Loses Asia, New York Loses Europe, and Philly Goes Boutique in American Network Changes

Chicago Loses Asia, New York Loses Europe, and Philly Goes Boutique in American Network Changes

I spent most of this week at the Boyd Conference (properly known as the International Aviation Forecast Summit). While I have plenty of posts to compile from that, it’s something that wasn’t announced at the conference that grabbed my eye for today’s post. American rolled out a large number of Read the post

3 Links I Love: Sabre Warms to NDC, OneJet and WOW Air Face Trouble

3 Links I Love: Sabre Warms to NDC, OneJet and WOW Air Face Trouble

This week’s featured link:
Sabre Agrees to Pilot New Technologies With American Airlines and Other Travel GiantsSkift
Distribution-giant Sabre spent a long, long time fighting against the use of NDC to modernize airline distribution, but under Sean Menke, the company has finally lurched forward and joined the party. … Read the post

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