3 Links I Love: A Ukrainian Look at the Crash, Another Hall-of-Famer Retires, JetBlue Goes Green(er)

3 Links I Love: A Ukrainian Look at the Crash, Another Hall-of-Famer Retires, JetBlue Goes Green(er)

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How Ukrainian plane crash went from ‘engine failure’ to ‘Iranian attack’Kyiv Post
I find myself wondering if we’ll every truly know what brought down the Ukrainian plane upon departure out of Tehran, but I thought it worth looking at coverage coming out of Ukraine … Read the post

3 Links I Love: American’s Near-Crash, Mexico City Costs Spike, Flower Duets For the Next 100 Years

3 Links I Love: American’s Near-Crash, Mexico City Costs Spike, Flower Duets For the Next 100 Years

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American Airlines jet “nearly crashed” during takeoff at JFK last weekCBS News
In case you missed this, just… wow. That was quite the close call, and I’ll be really curious to hear whether the NTSB agrees that this was an uncommanded roll right on … Read the post

3 Links I Love: United’s Network Brain Trust, BA’s New Suite, Southwest Makes a Deal

3 Links I Love: United’s Network Brain Trust, BA’s New Suite, Southwest Makes a Deal

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Meet the route planners mapping United’s futureCrain’s Chicago Business
Here’s a nice look at the dynamic duo behind United’s recent network strategy. Patrick Quayle (international) and Ankit Gupta (domestic) both came from American and have clearly been having way too much fun getting United’s … Read the post

3 Links I Love: British Airplane Porn, Dulles Grows, More Regional Madness

3 Links I Love: British Airplane Porn, Dulles Grows, More Regional Madness

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BOAC TO THE FUTURE AS BRITISH AIRWAYS’ 747 IN HERITAGE DESIGN LANDS AT HEATHROWBritish Airways Media Centre
I will forgive the punny headline, because this airplane is just… I mean… there are no words to adequately describe this piece of airplane porn right here. … Read the post

As American Shrinks at JFK’s Terminal 8, British Airways Moves In to Fill the Void

As American Shrinks at JFK’s Terminal 8, British Airways Moves In to Fill the Void

When American finished building its opulent Terminal 8 complex at New York’s JFK Airport in 2007, there were already plans to expand. What the airline didn’t predict back then is that the expansion would hardly be needed. American has done nothing but shrink at JFK, and that has created opportunity … Read the post

3 Links I Love: A Long Look at Delta, Southwest Groundings, BA 767 Retires

3 Links I Love: A Long Look at Delta, Southwest Groundings, BA 767 Retires

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Delta Buckles Up For Turbulence – Fortune
Here’s a long one for you.  It’s sort of a broad look at Delta under Ed Bastian today, but it jumps around from Ed’s early life to the airline’s lagging market cap and everything in between.

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Following Pittsburgh’s Aviation Roller Coaster Ride Through Its London Flight

Following Pittsburgh’s Aviation Roller Coaster Ride Through Its London Flight

British Airways has decided to return to Pittsburgh starting April 2, 2019 with a four-times weekly flight to London’s Heathrow Airport on a 787. This flight alone seems like a natural extension of BA’s efforts to penetrate into mid-size US cities with its 787, but this isn’t the first time … Read the post

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