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
Cathay Pacific has put for a major effort to improve the onboard experience with the introduction of new seats in all three classes of service starting in January of 2007, but it’s the coach seats that really interest me.