If there’s a regional airline with more lives than a cat, it’s Mesa. Somehow, despite all odds, the airline has rebuilt itself time and time again. Just when you think it’s going to go away, it somehow squeaks out a survival plan. Not only does the airline find a way … Read the post
I’m back, and that means so is the weekly 3 Links post. This does bring up a question… did you miss it while I was traveling? Or should I just drop this entirely? Feel free to leave a comment and let me know your thoughts.
I had a lot of great feedback on last week’s post about the aircraft registrations of the big four airlines in the US. Now, we’re going to look at most of the rest. Below you’ll find a discussion about the regionals and low cost cost carriers flying around the … Read the post
Watching Mesa Air Group over the last couple decades has been like watching a roller coaster. That airline makes the rest of the industry look downright stable in comparison. With Mesa’s recent bankruptcy reorganization plan out in the wild, I thought it would be interesting to look at the airline’s … Read the post
Airlines Oppose New Government Airport Fees, but So Should Travelers – BNET
I say airlines should oppose more government fees, but another BNET author disagrees.
Union-Vote Rule Change: Bad News for Non-Union Delta, JetBlue – BNET
The National Mediation Board made some rule changes recently and it may be causing some airlines to sweat.
Southwest Airlines’ March Meltdown — Less Than Meets the Eye – BNET
Southwest had a rough … Read the post
Mesa Air Group has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after a very long downhill slide. I imagine that there’s not a single person in the airline industry surprised by this move. What does this mean for you, the traveler? Nothing. Yet.
This is a … Read the post
If you think back 15 years ago, the 50 seat regional jet was the hot commodity. People seemed to be willing to pay for jet comfort over a turboprop, and airlines raced to add as many as they could. It’s pretty much been all downhill from there. United is the … Read the post
Delta Starts Consolidating Regional Carriers
Delta is taking pieces of Compass, Comair, and Mesaba and mashing them together. Seems like a good idea to me.
Why is Hawaiian Installing In-Seat Video?
Hawaiian is putting in seat video on its long haul fleet, but the case for installation is different in … Read the post
Airlines Successfully Test Biofuels in Droves
Air New Zealand and Continental have both recently tested jatropha on actual flights, and the results have been extremely promising.
Alaska and Horizon Says December Storms to Cost Up to $13 Million
Those December storms that hit the Pacific Northwest are hitting the bottom … Read the post