This week’s featured link
An Executive’s Retirement Signals the End of a Golden Era at Emirates – Skift
Emirates CEO Sir Tim Clark has announced he’s retiring, and Brian Sumers takes a retrospective look at his time at the helm. There’s no question he has been a force in this industry, and he deserves a place in the airline CEO hall of fame (if that were a thing). It will be particularly interesting to see what an Emirates with someone else steering the ship looks like.
Two for the road
Eastern Airlines applies to start scheduled int’l ops – ch-aviation
Looks like Eastern has bigger plans for flying scheduled service than what it flies today. That’ll be… interesting. Though I don’t know its plans, I’ll save a place on the Airlines We Lost 2020 list just in case.
My Top 10 Pictures from 2019! – Andy’s Travel Blog
Andy rounds up his favorite photos of 2019, and number two is a stunner. (No, this isn’t clickbait. It’s a fantastic shot of an MD-80 cockpit.) Number 10, the overhead shot of DFW, ain’t too shabby either.