MAXjet Wants China

MAXjet Wants China

Yesterday was the deadline for airlines to get their applications in for seven new flights coming available between the US and China over the next three years. Conventional wisdom says Delta will get this year’s award with Atlanta-Shanghai flights. Next year, United is expected to get San Francisco-Guangzhou while the …

Across the Aisle From MAXjet

Across the Aisle From MAXjet

For some crazy reason, Josh Marks, SVP Planning & Development for MAXjet, was willing to sit down (at his computer) and talk (email) with me about the latest news at the airline. I’m hoping this is the first of many chats I can post here, so I’ve even decided to …

L’Avion – What Are You Smoking?

L’Avion – What Are You Smoking?

First we had eos and MAXjet, then Silverjet was announced, and now we have the oh so simply named:

lavion

L’Avion (which means “The Airplane” in French), is going to begin daily all business-class flights between Paris/Orly and Newark with 100 seat 757s (that’s about half the normal capacity). I’d love …

MAXjet Decides to Gamble

MAXjet Decides to Gamble

Raise your hand if you’ve heard of MAXjet. Then raise your hand again if you can tell me why airlines can’t just use normal capitalization rules in their names.

If you live in New York, Washington, or London, there’s a good chance you know of them. Otherwise, well, maybe not. …

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