3 Links I Love: Emirates on COVID, Alitalia Being Alitalia, The Queen Flies High Again

3 Links I Love: Emirates on COVID, Alitalia Being Alitalia, The Queen Flies High Again

This Week’s Featured Link

Emirates’ Tim Clark: Coronavirus is a black swan event for the airline industryThe National
I’m a sucker for a CEO interview that actually has substance. Here’s a good interview with the (probably still) outgoing head of Emirates, Sir Tim Clark.

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3 Links I Love: White House and State Dept Spar Over Open Skies, Allegiant Loses, Alitalia May Go It Alone

3 Links I Love: White House and State Dept Spar Over Open Skies, Allegiant Loses, Alitalia May Go It Alone

This week’s featured link:
Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline dealAssociated Press
Remember how I said there were differing views on the impact of the US agreement with the UAE? Well, that was quite the understatement. There are actually differing views between the State Department … Read the post

Trump Gets Tough on the Middle East Airlines… Or Possibly Not

Trump Gets Tough on the Middle East Airlines… Or Possibly Not

If you saw the news earlier this week that President Trump had addressed the gulf carrier subsidy issue, you could be forgiven for being extremely confused. What happened was reported in very different ways depending upon the interpretation, so you ended up seeing headlines like these:

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3 Links I Love: Emirates Having a Rough Ride, The Power of Rich Content, Fixing Airplanes With Tape

3 Links I Love: Emirates Having a Rough Ride, The Power of Rich Content, Fixing Airplanes With Tape

This week’s featured link:
Emirates president pledges to ‘tough it out’ as airline strugglesFinancial Times
I try not to post articles that are behind a paywall too often, but this one is a very good read about the troubles facing Emirates. Of the big three Middle East carriers, … Read the post

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