Cranky on the Web: Visiting Friends and Relatives, American Fills Up Planes

Cranky on the Web: Visiting Friends and Relatives, American Fills Up Planes

American Airlines will book flights to full capacityAssociated Press
American has lifted its booking limits for travel starting July 1. The airline has data showing people don’t really change their behavior, even if they tweet angrily. That being said, the timing of the announcement could have been better.… Read the post

American Bets on United’s Network Disadvantage and Delta’s Conservative Nature to Leap Ahead

American Bets on United’s Network Disadvantage and Delta’s Conservative Nature to Leap Ahead

The primary focus during this pandemic has been around which airlines are in better or worse shape financially. There’s good reason for that, but as the recovery speeds up, the time has come to look at other metrics. Since the recovery in air travel demand is uneven at best, there … Read the post

3 Links I Love: American Says No Bankruptcy But Slashes Jobs, Delta Looks for Volunteers

3 Links I Love: American Says No Bankruptcy But Slashes Jobs, Delta Looks for Volunteers

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American Air CEO Says Bankruptcy Is an Option He Won’t ConsiderBloomberg
We have three related links this week. First, a recap of what American CEO Doug Parker said at an investment conference this week. (United CEO Scott Kirby seems to think the same thingRead the post

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