Guess what time it is, kids? It’s airplane p*rn time! (Yes, that’s now with an asterisk to try to circumvent corporate filters.) You know how much I love airplane p*rn, and we’ve got two good ones this week with JetBlue and AirTran. Let’s start with JetBlue.
I’m at the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) conference this week, and I spent awhile chatting with the folks at AirCell (provider of wifi fun) yesterday. That made me think it was a good time for a wifi update, especially since there has been so much news lately.
Isn’t August supposed to be a pretty light month for airline news? This week has been absolutely packed with headlines, and I’m getting tired. Today I’m rolling a couple stories together that involve slot swaps. One (between US Airways and Delta) is huge while the other (between Continental and AirTran) … Read the post
I’m going light on my post today since it’s officially a holiday here in the US. What better way to kick off the holiday weekend than with a little airplane porn?
This time, there actually is a person involved, but fortunately, he is fully clothed. … Read the post
You would think that adding service to Minneapolis/St Paul, Boston, and New York/La Guardia would be enough for Southwest this year, but you’d be wrong. At the airline’s annual meeting yesterday, CEO Gary Kelly announced that Southwest will head to Milwaukee this fall. This is an old school, traditional move … Read the post
For months, we’ve heard airlines go back and forth with wifi announcements. One airline says it’ll test wifi. Another says it’ll put it on the entire domestic fleet. Another says it’ll test it on aircraft made in odd-numbered years (or not). But you get the point. Airlines like talking about … Read the post
News and Notes From United’s 10-K
United’s 10-K gave us some interesting bits on its Mileage Plus redemptions, bmi partnership, and its credit card processing agreements.
Visiting Lumexis, a New Competitor in the Inflight Entertainment World
Lumexis put its first inflight entertainment test system on an airplane this week, and … Read the post
Should Continental Continue to Host Events for Its Best Fliers?
Continental just finished up its annual FlyerTalk event. It’s not cheap, but should they continue to spend this money on their best customers?
V Australia’s Decision on Which Business Class Seat to Use
You would have thought that V Australia … Read the post
Frontier’s November Results Not as Positive as They May Seem
Frontier issued its monthly operating statement for November over the holidays. The results looked great on the surface, but as usual, it’s not always as it seems.
December Traffic Looks Better Than November
November traffic was downright ugly for several … Read the post