New Winter Cranky Gear is Here

New Winter Cranky Gear is Here

Happy Thanksgiving to all! Hopefully you’re stuffing yourself full of turkey — or mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, my personal favorite — and not just crying alone in front of Netflix. If you’re tired of staring at a Zoom call with your far-flung family, take a break and start thinking … Read the post

January and February Come Down, Frontier and Southwest File New Routes

January and February Come Down, Frontier and Southwest File New Routes

As most of Airlineville dreads a Thanksgiving filled with people staying home and eating tiny turkeys with their small families, some are focusing on their gaze on 2021.

The Eskimo has not only filed plans for January and February, but it has also made changes … Read the post

3 Links I Love: JetBlue’s London Jaunt, Tariff Evasion, Hawai’i Demand

3 Links I Love: JetBlue’s London Jaunt, Tariff Evasion, Hawai’i Demand

This week’s featured link

JetBlue’s initial London play: Stansted and GatwickPaxEx.aero
JetBlue has the slots, and that means London is coming. It’s strange to see a split airport strategy, but I suppose Gatwick was the first choice (behind Heathrow, of course), so they started there and then filled … Read the post

How Hawaiian’s Commercial Team Tackled the Pandemic as It Unfolded (Across the Aisle)

How Hawaiian’s Commercial Team Tackled the Pandemic as It Unfolded (Across the Aisle)

I’ve got a real treat for you today, so hopefully you can spare the time to read through what ended up being quite the lengthy interview. Brent Overbeek runs network planning and revenue management for Hawaiian, so while I was there visiting, I wanted to make sure to get some Read the post

Nothing is Impossible: Korean Air Posts an Operating Profit, Buys Asiana

Nothing is Impossible: Korean Air Posts an Operating Profit, Buys Asiana

I was all set to publish a piece talking about Korean’s remarkable Q3 operating profit… and then that story was dwarfed by blockbuster news. Korean’s parent will buy nearly two-thirds of rival Asiana for KRW $1.8 trillion (~$1.6 billion) with KRW 800 billion of that coming from the government’s development … Read the post

A New Cranky Talk is Live – Brett Went to Hawai’i + Submit Your Questions

A New Cranky Talk is Live – Brett Went to Hawai’i + Submit Your Questions

Before I get into the details of this week’s podcast, we need your help. We would like to do a mailbag episode of the podcast, so please send us questions! Dave tells me that he’s willing to answer ANYTHING. Submit your questions here.


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3 Links I Love: Norwegian’s End May Be Near, Ditching in the Pacific, Take a Break From Business

3 Links I Love: Norwegian’s End May Be Near, Ditching in the Pacific, Take a Break From Business

This week’s featured link

Norwegian forced to furlough an additional 1,600 employees following the government’s decision not to give further supportNorwegian
Norwegian says it needs more money to survive. Norway says no, go pound sand. This could be the death knell. In response, Norwegian is slashing 1,600 jobs … Read the post

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