This Week’s Featured Link
JetBlue and Spirit to Create a National Low-Fare Challenger to the Dominant Big Four Airlines – JetBlue Newsroom
The hostile bid has worked. JetBlue and Spirit, together forever… if the feds say it’s ok.
Video of the Week
Two for the Road
Too few pilots and airline seats at smaller airports despite record pay; ‘auction’ pushes fares up – WHTM 27
Why is this small outlet doing a deep dive into airline issues? Check that byline. Seth Kaplan, formerly of Airline Weekly, is at the station, and when they let him do airline work, it’s great.
New Plane Here, Limited Booking Available – The Molokai Dispatch
Thanks to @quanterium for pointing out that Mokulele is now running a Saab 340 on Molokai and Lānaʻi. This is hugely important for Molokai, because it is much easier for wheelchair passengers, and it allows more in the belly.