3 Links I Love: A Ukrainian Look at the Crash, Another Hall-of-Famer Retires, JetBlue Goes Green(er)

3 Links I Love: A Ukrainian Look at the Crash, Another Hall-of-Famer Retires, JetBlue Goes Green(er)

This Week’s Featured Link

How Ukrainian plane crash went from ‘engine failure’ to ‘Iranian attack’Kyiv Post
I find myself wondering if we’ll every truly know what brought down the Ukrainian plane upon departure out of Tehran, but I thought it worth looking at coverage coming out of Ukraine … Read the post

IAG Makes a Play For Madrid and Latin America With Air Europa Acquisition

IAG Makes a Play For Madrid and Latin America With Air Europa Acquisition

When Delta snatched LATAM from American’s arms, I said this:

Delta has fundamentally re-drawn the map around the globe. If long-entrenched partners who were about to implement a joint venture can be broken up, then anything can be up for grabs.

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3 Links I Love: IAG Orders (and Renames) the MAX, Giving Clarity to MH370, Major Merger Restrictions

3 Links I Love: IAG Orders (and Renames) the MAX, Giving Clarity to MH370, Major Merger Restrictions

This week’s featured link:

IAG signs letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737-8 and 737-10 – IAG Newsroom
There is so much to say about this that I don’t even know where to start.

  • Note that the word MAX is not mentioned anywhere in the
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Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t

Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t

Yesterday I published the first half of my interview with International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh on his new long-haul, low-cost startup Level. Today, we finish it up with his characteristically blunt take on why Level is going to work while other attempts at long-haul, low-cost won’t.

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