3 Links I Love: When Boeing Strayed, Qantas Pouts, Airplane Water is Fine

3 Links I Love: When Boeing Strayed, Qantas Pouts, Airplane Water is Fine

This week’s featured link:

The Long-Forgotten Flight That Sent Boeing Off CourseThe Atlantic
Don’t worry, this isn’t a 10,000 word traditional Atlantic article. It’s a relatively short piece highlighting how Boeing’s merger with McDonnell Douglas led to a finance-first instead of engineering-first culture. And as the author says, … Read the post

JetBlue’s Take on Basic Economy Brings More of the Same Plus a Blizzard of Options

JetBlue’s Take on Basic Economy Brings More of the Same Plus a Blizzard of Options

JetBlue’s long-awaited Basic Economy entry has now gone live in limited markets, and with it comes a big reorganization in how JetBlue approaches it fare families.

Previously, in coach, JetBlue had three fare options.

  • Blue – The base fare, but when it launched, it removed
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With Designs on London, JetBlue Continues to Hammer at Heathrow Access

With Designs on London, JetBlue Continues to Hammer at Heathrow Access

Rumors continue to swirl about what exactly will be announced at JetBlue’s employee meeting on April 10, but many are speculating that the airline will finally announce long-expected new service across the Atlantic. While people ponder what’s to come, JetBlue’s lawyers have been working furiously, pounding on the US … Read the post

Long Beach Chooses Southwest Over JetBlue With Slot Rule Changes

Long Beach Chooses Southwest Over JetBlue With Slot Rule Changes

Long Beach Airport should be a desirable place to fly.  After all, it’s only 20 miles down the (admittedly traffic-choked) 405 freeway from LAX, and it provides a far better passenger experience.  But historically, Long Beach just hasn’t performed well for any airline.  Recent history has been dominated by JetBlue, … Read the post

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