This week’s featured link:
Original Disruptor Southwest Airlines Survives on Ruthless Business Savvy – Skift
Here’s a nice, non-fluffy article about Southwest, where it has come from, and where it may be going. Too many Southwest articles focus on the origin story and gloss over the nuts and bolts of what’s happened since then. This one doesn’t.
Two for the road:
Norwegian Air Starts Selling $18 Tickets for Argentina Flights – Bloomberg
The long-awaited Norwegian adventure in Argentina has begun… just in time for the currency to tank. I just see no situation where this ends well for Norwegian. At best, it’s a distraction. At worst, it’s a big problem for a company already on shaky footing.
Flyback Friday: Bellanca Comes Home – Hawaiian Airlines Mana’o
Is there a better way to end the week than dreaming of flying 100 year old airplanes in Hawai’i? I had the chance to fly the Bellanca a couple years back, and it was a truly unique experience.