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
The weekly Skeds of air Lines posts have become reader favorites, but they merely scratch the surface of WHY important network moves are being made in a competitive context. For that reason, I’ve teamed up with Courtney Miller of Visual Approach to go much deeper with that weekly Cirium data. … Read the post
It’s time for another Wednesday post. As you know, I don’t write on Wednesdays, but I’ve started to put some more internal news about new t-shirts, etc out there. In times like these, we need all the support we can get. I don’t expect to do this every week, but … Read the post
When we first rolled out Cranky merchandise, the response was overwhelming. I can’t think you enough for helping to support the team while travel remains slow, at best. Many of you had suggestions for things you’d like to see, and we’ve been working furiously on your ideas. Here’s what is … Read the post
Email subscribers might be wondering why they didn’t get Monday and Tuesday posts in their inbox this week. Our email provider had some kind of issue and the emails weren’t sent. I’ve been assured that this is now fixed, and you’ll start getting regular emails again.
As the pandemic drags on, we at Cranky Flier and Cranky Concierge have been churning out ideas about ways to raise revenue until travel returns. We have plenty of ideas in the hopper, and some of them might actually be good. I’m taking this Wednesday to tell you about two … Read the post
If you’ve been holding out until the end to start bidding on the Cranky Dorkfest LAX progressive dinner, then the time has come. And the event is getting better. Alaska will now be hosting us in the T6 lounge for food and drink!
Bidding ends … Read the post
Earlier this week, I put out my two-part series on Southwest’s changes in the intra-California market. It was fun to do the analysis, but it wasn’t easy. Data crunching takes time, and acquiring data from some sources can be expensive. There’s more I could have done with this, if … Read the post