Alaska Adds Seven New Los Angeles Routes to the Northwest and Leisure Spots

Alaska Adds Seven New Los Angeles Routes to the Northwest and Leisure Spots

Alaska has long been something of a tweener in the hyper-competitive Los Angeles market. While American, Delta, Southwest, and United all battle it out, Alaska has lived life as a large number five, a place it solidified after taking over Virgin America. That’s not the most desirable place to be, … Read the post

3 Links I Love: American Unplugged, Sun Country CEO Talks, The Breguet 941

3 Links I Love: American Unplugged, Sun Country CEO Talks, The Breguet 941

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Best Of The Banter: Our PBB Interview With American Airlines’ Vasu RajaPlanePerspectives
You probably heard about Holly Hegeman’s PlaneBusiness Banter interview with American’s Chief Revenue Officer Vasu Raja, because Vasu does not hold back at all. She’s decided to post it publicly for all … Read the post

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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