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 ever wondered which airport hotel …

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 …

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 …

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

Tokyo Hub? Who Needs a Tokyo Hub?

Tokyo Hub? Who Needs a Tokyo Hub?

For many years, Delta seemed like an airline in search of an Asia strategy while its competitors pushed forward definitively. Now that the Korean Air joint venture is in place, however, the combined Delta/Korean efforts looks like an airline on a mission. They have plowed forward, most recently with a …

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