American Becomes Instantly Relevant in New York With JetBlue Strategic Partnership

American Becomes Instantly Relevant in New York With JetBlue Strategic Partnership

Sorry for the tease in today’s earlier post, but these became public at different times, so I decided to go with a rare double post. Today, American and JetBlue are creating a strategic partnership in the same vein as the American/Alaska deal. Some have suggested American was irrelevant … Read the post

Alaska Adds Seven New Los Angeles Routes to the Northwest and Leisure Spots

Alaska Adds Seven New Los Angeles Routes to the Northwest and Leisure Spots

Alaska has long been something of a tweener in the hyper-competitive Los Angeles market. While American, Delta, Southwest, and United all battle it out, Alaska has lived life as a large number five, a place it solidified after taking over Virgin America. That’s not the most desirable place to be, … Read the post

Alaska, JetBlue Get Creative to Satisfy Government Stimulus Requirements

Alaska, JetBlue Get Creative to Satisfy Government Stimulus Requirements

The absurdity of the government stimulus minimum service requirements continue to cause problems, but Alaska and JetBlue are getting creative in finding ways to comply. With Alaska especially, it shows just how ridiculous this mandate is.

The final order is out, and the rules … Read the post

Cranky on the Web: So Much Coronavirus, JetBlue at 20, Luving Southwest, Frommer Radio Show

Cranky on the Web: So Much Coronavirus, JetBlue at 20, Luving Southwest, Frommer Radio Show

Coronavirus airplane travel: How US airlines are cleaning planesToday Show
This wasn’t an on camera interview, but it was an in-depth look on the Today website at how airlines are cleaning airplanes. I know the common response is… how were they not already doing all this?

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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

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