Allegiant Is the Latest To Get Operational Religion

Allegiant Is the Latest To Get Operational Religion

Walking through Allegiant’s recent investor presentation is like walking through an alternate universe. For years, Allegiant was known as an airline with poor operational performance and widely-reported safety concerns. Now, however, Allegiant is looking like an operations machine. The hard part is going to be changing customer perception.

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3 Links I Love: White House and State Dept Spar Over Open Skies, Allegiant Loses, Alitalia May Go It Alone

3 Links I Love: White House and State Dept Spar Over Open Skies, Allegiant Loses, Alitalia May Go It Alone

This week’s featured link:
Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline dealAssociated Press
Remember how I said there were differing views on the impact of the US agreement with the UAE? Well, that was quite the understatement. There are actually differing views between the State Department … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Allegiant and the FAA Get Hammered, Rolls Royce Has Engine Problems Yet Again

3 Links I Love: Allegiant and the FAA Get Hammered, Rolls Royce Has Engine Problems Yet Again

This week’s TWO featured links:
I decided to feature two links this week, because they shine light on two sides of the same coin…

Allegiant Air: The Budget Airline Flying Under the Radar60 Minutes
In case you missed it, 60 Minutes ran a … Read the post

Southwest Reveals Its Ft Lauderdale Plans as a Four-Way Battle Heats Up

Southwest Reveals Its Ft Lauderdale Plans as a Four-Way Battle Heats Up

Southwest extended its schedule into the summer recently, and the biggest winner was clearly Ft Lauderdale. Southwest is adding six new cities and beefing up its schedule as its new terminal expansion prepares to open. While many airports would feel lucky with one low cost carrier, Ft Lauderdale is trying … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Allegiant’s Safety Problems, Young Airline Love, Pulling for Clinton

3 Links I Love: Allegiant’s Safety Problems, Young Airline Love, Pulling for Clinton

This week’s featured link:
Breakdown at 30,000 FeetTampa Bay Times
Kudos to the folks at the Tampa Bay Times for putting forth a great investigative effort on Allegiant’s mechanical diversions. The numbers are startlingly high, but until the Times gathered all the information, Allegiant stone-walled. Now armed with … Read the post

3 Links I Love: American AAdvantage Goes Revenue-Based, Allegiant Says Aloha to Hawai’i, Interview with Spirit’s CEO

3 Links I Love: American AAdvantage Goes Revenue-Based, Allegiant Says Aloha to Hawai’i, Interview with Spirit’s CEO

Today’s featured link:
American AAdvantage 2016 Changes (Including Award Chart Devaluation)One Mile at a Time
American announced it was going to a revenue-based program starting next year. You might expect me to have written about it in more detail, but when an airline is the third-mover, it’s not … Read the post

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