It was a really busy media week, and these are only the ones I could find links for. Oddly enough, they are all on completely different topics. That never happens.
American Airlines Cuts Some Flights to Avoid Potential Strains – The Wall Street Journal
This summer is getting weirder and weirder. Travel demand is back, but the airlines are struggling to handle it. My comment here about American’s move being good for the traveler means that it’s better to cancel flights further out and reaccommodate in advance than it is cancel at the last minute. That doesn’t mean having a flight canceled is good for travelers. It’s just better than the alternative.
Airbus Isolation Tents – KNX 1070 In Depth
I had WAY too much fun joking around with these guys for a few minutes about the Airbus isolation tent which could be used to block off someone who shows symptoms during a flight. It is laughable how bad this idea is.
Construction Commences On $898 Million Station Connecting Metro Lines To LAX – KPCC AirTalk
I went on my local NPR station’s morning talk show to discuss the new people mover at LAX which is now only 2 years away from being done. If you’ve flown through LAX, you know that there’s been a lot of progress made.
Choice of incoming Southwest Airlines CEO surprises some experts – Dallas Business Journal $Subscription$
As you can imagine, the Dallas Business Journal was particularly interested in Southwest’s new CEO change, and I chimed in with similar thoughts to what I said in my Thursday post.