3 Links I Love: A Ukrainian Look at the Crash, Another Hall-of-Famer Retires, JetBlue Goes Green(er)

3 Links I Love: A Ukrainian Look at the Crash, Another Hall-of-Famer Retires, JetBlue Goes Green(er)

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How Ukrainian plane crash went from ‘engine failure’ to ‘Iranian attack’Kyiv Post
I find myself wondering if we’ll every truly know what brought down the Ukrainian plane upon departure out of Tehran, but I thought it worth looking at coverage coming out of Ukraine … Read the post

3 Links I Love: American’s Pain Continues, Captain Haynes, Origins of Economy

3 Links I Love: American’s Pain Continues, Captain Haynes, Origins of Economy

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Canceled flights, wrecked vacations and leaky planes: Passenger frustrations rise as American Airlines strugglesDallas Morning News
The media coverage continues to pummel American for its poor showing this summer. At the Boyd Conference this week, the questions for American mostly focused on fixing the … Read the post

After Reading the Preliminary Report, A Change of Heart on the 737 MAX Grounding

After Reading the Preliminary Report, A Change of Heart on the 737 MAX Grounding

After Ethiopian 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa, I thought the decision to ground the airplane was hasty. But now after reading the entire preliminary report that came out last week, I’ve changed my tune. Now that we have more complete information, I would agree that grounding the … Read the post

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

When the 737 MAX operating Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa last Sunday, the pressure immediately began to mount. Since this accident happened during the same phase of flight as the Lion Air accident last year, the dots were instantly connected… even if they shouldn’t necessarily … Read the post

3 Links I Love: How Yesterday’s Trump Meeting Went, Island Air the Accordion, Eastern Crash Remains a Mystery

3 Links I Love: How Yesterday’s Trump Meeting Went, Island Air the Accordion, Eastern Crash Remains a Mystery

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Subject: Pool report #1 airline meetingPublic Pool
Wondering what happened in the Trump/Airline CEO meeting yesterday? Well, the White House press pool was there for the beginnin and this is the report. Probably best not to read it. Not only does Trump think the … Read the post

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