Any time China announces they’re interested in getting into a market, people perk up and listen. I guess having over 1 billion people will do that for you.
Thanks to the IAG Blog for pointing out this excellent article on JetBlue’s operational issues in February. We’ve all heard the customer stories repeated over and over again, but this piece takes a different view. This looks at the airline’s systems, how they weren’t able to cope with the problems, … Read the post
I saw this Skybus press release announcing their aircraft advertising program today and knew I had to blog about it.
In short, they are going to sell advertising on any white space they can find. This includes the outside of the plane, overhead bins, tray tables, and restroom doors. Nationwide … Read the post
Let’s forget about airline meals for a moment (if you haven’t already), and let’s focus on one of the few remaining frills in air travel: the snack.
Back in the blissful days of yore, a plethora of protein-packed peanuts filled hungry stomachs from coast to coast. Many of them were … Read the post
When most people think of a Delta airplane, they probably still think of the livery that was introduced back in 1959. Those colors adorned Delta’s aircraft for almost 40 years (38 to be exact), and they served the airline through many different phases.
According to Delta’s corporate history, the … Read the post
For some crazy reason, Josh Marks, SVP Planning & Development for MAXjet, was willing to sit down (at his computer) and talk (email) with me about the latest news at the airline. I’m hoping this is the first of many chats I can post here, so I’ve even decided to … Read the post
Skybus has said they plan to start flying around May 20 of this year. Now, that’s less than two months away and we know very little about this airline. They’ve clearly taken the opposite approach of Virgin America here. Instead of pushing everything out into the public eye, they’re keeping … Read the post
Today is the day that ExpressJet launches its first flights, and now the guessing game begins. Will they be able to pull this off? Initially, their flights didn’t get much of a competitive response from the other airlines, but a couple of challenges have trickled in to make this interesting.… Read the post
And so begins the wedding season. Fortunately, the first wedding of six this year happened to be a couple hours away from a conference I was attending near Tampa just a few days earlier.
I ended up flying into TPA on US for $169.30 and back out of MCO … Read the post