3 Links I Love: Awful Data Points, Parking Airplanes on Opposite Sides of the World

3 Links I Love: Awful Data Points, Parking Airplanes on Opposite Sides of the World

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Impact of COVID-19: Data UpdatesA4A
The relatively mundane title belies the true ugliness you’ll find in this report. This is 15 slides of pure airline carnage. … Read the post

3 Coronavirus-Free Links I Love: Goodbye to Midwest, KLM 747s, and Rick Rogers

3 Coronavirus-Free Links I Love: Goodbye to Midwest, KLM 747s, and Rick Rogers

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Wisconsin’s Midwest Express Airlines ends Elite partnershipch-aviation
Remember how Midwest Express was going to come back with chocolate chip cookies and all? Scratch that. The airline was going to outsource flying to Elite, but that has now fallen apart and descended into lawsuits. Midwest … Read the post

Cranky on the Web: Putting My Adventure to Shame, Saving Connections, MAX Return Worries

Cranky on the Web: Putting My Adventure to Shame, Saving Connections, MAX Return Worries

Around Hawai‘i and Back: A Pass Traveler’s Journey to Fly Our Entire Neighbor Island Network in One DayHawaiian Airlines Mana’o
Remember my day flying to all the Hawaiian 717 stations? Well, one Hawaiian employee decided to top that and include all the ‘Ohana by Hawaiian stations as … Read the post

DOT Says Not Enough Consumer Benefit, Shoots Down Hawaiian/JAL Bid for Antitrust Immunity

DOT Says Not Enough Consumer Benefit, Shoots Down Hawaiian/JAL Bid for Antitrust Immunity

It wasn’t long ago that I found myself worried that this industry was getting to be too boring. Welp, I was wrong. Adding on to the growing pile is the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) tentative decision to grant closer cooperation — but deny antitrust immunity (ATI) — to Hawaiian and … Read the post

Five Airports, Four Islands, One Day of Hawaiian Flyin’ (Trip Report – Part 1)

Five Airports, Four Islands, One Day of Hawaiian Flyin’ (Trip Report – Part 1)

Three years ago, I took eight flights on Southwest within California without ever touching the same airport twice. Knowing I was spending a month in Hawai’i this summer, I thought I’d try to do the same thing with Hawaiian Airlines. Until fairly recently, this was hard since nearly all … Read the post

Hawaiian’s Asian Strategy Is Largely a Japan Strategy (Across the Aisle)

Hawaiian’s Asian Strategy Is Largely a Japan Strategy (Across the Aisle)

And now it’s time for the last part of my interview with Hawaiian Airlines CEO Peter Ingram. Today we talk about international flying, primarily Asia. If you missed the earlier posts, click to find the mainland discussion as well as the interisland discussion.

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Hawaiian Deals With Its First Real Interisland Competition in a Decade (Across the Aisle)

Hawaiian Deals With Its First Real Interisland Competition in a Decade (Across the Aisle)

Welcome back to the second part of my interview with Hawaiian CEO Peter Ingram. If you missed our talk about mainland flying, you can find it here. Today, it’s time to talk about interisland flying. This is particularly interesting since Southwest recently entered the market, and there is true Read the post

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