3 Links I Love: Digging in Phoenix, JFK’s Runway Problem, A Strange Route to China

3 Links I Love: Digging in Phoenix, JFK’s Runway Problem, A Strange Route to China

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ANALYSIS: What to make of American’s local shift in Phoenix – FlightGlobal
Remember the back-and-forth I had with myself over American’s future in Phoenix?  Ned Russell at FlightGlobal took it further and dug into some data.  This doesn’t quite support the rosy “Mountains to … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Alitalia Rescue Plan #85,083, United Takes on Cheaters, Air India Hits Wall and Keeps Flying

3 Links I Love: Alitalia Rescue Plan #85,083, United Takes on Cheaters, Air India Hits Wall and Keeps Flying

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Alitalia relaunch to include Italian state ownership – USA Today
This is excellent news for all admirers of the Worst Airline Ever.  For anyone who thought Alitalia might go under or get merged into a bigger airline, fear not.  The Italian government is here to … Read the post

Going for a Biofuel-Powered 747 Ride in Premium Economy on Virgin Atlantic

Going for a Biofuel-Powered 747 Ride in Premium Economy on Virgin Atlantic

Geoff Fischer is back with the second post in his Virgin Atlantic biofuel adventure.  Picking up where he left off in Part 1, Geoff explores the economics of recaptured carbon biofuel and reports on its maiden voyage on a commercial 747 flight from Orlando to London.

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JetBlue Follows the Numbers

JetBlue Follows the Numbers

JetBlue has taken a fair bit of flak lately for falling in line with other airlines and their less customer-friendly policies, but this really isn’t all that surprising.  After all, JetBlue is a public company, and investors want to see stronger returns than the airline has been able to generate.  … Read the post

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