DOT Allows American and JetBlue to Coordinate Schedules in a Landmark Deal

DOT Allows American and JetBlue to Coordinate Schedules in a Landmark Deal

Note: I’m moving my Thursday post up to Wednesday this week, just because I really want to talk about this and don’t feel like waiting.

The press release simply says that American and JetBlue are “advancing” their strategic alliance. There’s the obligatory quote to fluff now-Senate Majority Leader Chuck … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s 2021 Plan, Wizz Goes For the Kill, United Jumps on a Bandwagon

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s 2021 Plan, Wizz Goes For the Kill, United Jumps on a Bandwagon

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Gary Kelly Outlines Plans to Avoid Layoffs and Furloughs Through 2021Southwest Media
I thought this 10 minute video from Southwest CEO Gary Kelly was really well done. Sure, it’s good news that they are avoiding furloughs, but there are pay cuts that accompany those, … Read the post

Sign of the Apocalyse: American’s Cheap, Refundable Long-Haul Fares

Sign of the Apocalyse: American’s Cheap, Refundable Long-Haul Fares

It was a big enough shock to see airline change fees start melting away, but now there’s something even stranger happening. American is experimenting with affordable, refundable fares on long-haul flights. I suppose we’re at the point where airlines will do anything to try and stimulate demand.

American quietly … Read the post

More Schedule Cuts, American Plays With Fire, and Southwest Corrects Its Course

More Schedule Cuts, American Plays With Fire, and Southwest Corrects Its Course

I fear my relationship with Diio by Cirium is becoming unhealthy. Every Friday night, I run to Diio to learn about that week’s airline schedule changes, but Diio remains emotionless. Maybe I’m asking too much, but that won’t quell my burning desire to spend every weekend with the website. This … Read the post

American Becomes Instantly Relevant in New York With JetBlue Strategic Partnership

American Becomes Instantly Relevant in New York With JetBlue Strategic Partnership

Sorry for the tease in today’s earlier post, but these became public at different times, so I decided to go with a rare double post. Today, American and JetBlue are creating a strategic partnership in the same vein as the American/Alaska deal. Some have suggested American was irrelevant … Read the post

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