How Hawaiian’s Commercial Team Tackled the Pandemic as It Unfolded (Across the Aisle)

How Hawaiian’s Commercial Team Tackled the Pandemic as It Unfolded (Across the Aisle)

I’ve got a real treat for you today, so hopefully you can spare the time to read through what ended up being quite the lengthy interview. Brent Overbeek runs network planning and revenue management for Hawaiian, so while I was there visiting, I wanted to make sure to get some Read the post

A New Cranky Talk is Live – Brett Went to Hawai’i + Submit Your Questions

A New Cranky Talk is Live – Brett Went to Hawai’i + Submit Your Questions

Before I get into the details of this week’s podcast, we need your help. We would like to do a mailbag episode of the podcast, so please send us questions! Dave tells me that he’s willing to answer ANYTHING. Submit your questions here.


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The Cranky Flier Interview #19: Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram

The Cranky Flier Interview #19: Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram

It’s time for another Cranky Flier Interview presented by Ontario International Airport. It’s a whole lot easier to do these interviews in person, so I was very pleased to have the chance to interview Hawaiian President and CEO Peter Ingram when I was in Hawai’i. You can listen below … Read the post

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

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