We are only one week away from Cranky Dorkfest LAX. I hope to see many of you there. As a reminder, Cranky Dorkfest has expanded this year. The morning airfield tour has filled up. We were able to expand from 50 spots to 100, but we still have more than … Read the post
This week’s featured link:
Canceled flights, wrecked vacations and leaky planes: Passenger frustrations rise as American Airlines struggles – Dallas Morning News
The media coverage continues to pummel American for its poor showing this summer. At the Boyd Conference this week, the questions for American mostly focused on fixing the … Read the post
If you saw Alaska’s press release yesterday, you’d think the airline was entering major expansion mode. Next year, the airline will add eight new routes and increase frequency on seven more. But what wasn’t mentioned in the press release is that Alaska will be cutting a ton of service to … Read the post
Welcome back to the second part of my interview with Hawaiian CEO Peter Ingram. If you missed our talk about mainland flying, you can find it here. Today, it’s time to talk about interisland flying. This is particularly interesting since Southwest recently entered the market, and there is true … Read the post
American Airlines Will Make First Class Classier on Some Jets – Skift
Brian Sumers was the first to get official confirmation that American will be fixing First Class on its newly-configured “Oasis” 737s with 172 seats. Those who fly in First should be happy, but coach isn’t being touched. As … Read the post
I’m back, and that means so is the weekly 3 Links post. This does bring up a question… did you miss it while I was traveling? Or should I just drop this entirely? Feel free to leave a comment and let me know your thoughts.
Next week I’m off to the Boyd Conference in Las Vegas. I look forward to seeing some of you there. As I prepare for a whole bunch of interviews, I’ve decided this is a great time to post my lengthy interview with Hawaiian’s CEO Peter Ingram. I met him at … Read the post
If you’ve been holding out until the end to start bidding on the Cranky Dorkfest LAX progressive dinner, then the time has come. And the event is getting better. Alaska will now be hosting us in the T6 lounge for food and drink!
Bidding ends … Read the post
I mentioned before that I was trying to put together a small event in the evening right after Cranky Dorkfest on September 7. I’m pleased to report that it has come together quite nicely.
Ten of you will join me behind security on a progressive … Read the post