This week’s featured link:
CANADA JETLINES LTD. and : CANADA JETLINES OPERATIONS LTD. v. DAVID NEELEMAN, DGN CORPORATION : and BREEZE AVIATION GROUP, INC. – United States District Court
Jetlines says David Neeleman stole Lukas Johnson — then Jetlines’s CEO — and called banks to prevent Jetlines from getting funding. It sounds like an airline that’s giving up on actually flying and is trying to recoup its money through legal means. But it also sounds like it might have a case.
Two for the Road:
South African Airways Cuts Deal with Unions, Future Remains Uncertain – Airways Mag
South African belongs in the awful airline hall of fame with Air India, Aerolineas Argentinas, and of course, Alitalia. This deal just adds to the legend. The airline wanted to get serious about layoffs, and it took a strike to try to right the ship. What happened? It caved and gave the unions a nearly 6 percent raise retroactive to earlier this year PLUS it agreed to no layoffs. Unreal.
Air Shuttle Service Float Partners with Commuter Carrier – Los Angeles Business Journal
Traffic in LA is so bad that this company thinks it can make a living off helping rich people avoid it. I don’t know much about the company, but I’m certainly skeptical.