The 1944 Chicago Convention was a landmark agreement that, among other things, pushed the global air travel industry to create a defined set of “freedoms” of the air which would guide what routes airlines from individual countries could and couldn’t fly. The so-called “fifth freedom” has long been one of … Read the post
This week’s featured link:
Going Global in Orlando! Spirit Airlines Announces Major International Expansion – Spirit Airlines
Years ago, Spirit poured its efforts into building a Latin/Caribbean network primarily (but not exclusively) focused on Ft Lauderdale. Then for awhile, it really shifted to the domestic network, leaving international growth as … Read the post
Cathay Pacific has recently embarked on what is at the very least, a truly unique and interesting experiment. Those who have a high level of influence in the world of social media will now be allowed to enter the airline’s lounge without charge whenever they happen to be flying out … Read the post
When I was working for America West, my favorite press release title had to be the one proclaiming “Mule Promoted to Head Customer Service.” I may have the wording a little off, but the point was that Anthony Mulé had been given the job and there was no accent in … Read the post
I thought it would be good to end the week on a happy note. Cathay Pacific has apparently decided to replace its torturous coach seats. I’ve never flown in these seats, but I don’t recall ever seeing such backlash at a simple coach seat.
I … Read the post