3 Links I Love: Pan Am R&R Flights, Why Airports Die, A Delta Rumor I Hope Isn’t True

3 Links I Love: Pan Am R&R Flights, Why Airports Die, A Delta Rumor I Hope Isn’t True

This week’s featured link

Flight StatusThe Washington Post Magazine
It’s a long weekend so we all have more time to kill than usual. So, here’s a nice, long piece looking at the flight attendants who flew R&R flights for Pan Am into and out of Vietnam.

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3 Links I Love: WestJet Gets Bought, The Great Airline War, The Long Way Home

3 Links I Love: WestJet Gets Bought, The Great Airline War, The Long Way Home

This week’s featured link:

Onex shakes up Canada’s airline industry with all-cash deal to buy WestJetThe Globe and Mail
WestJet is going private again, and this time it’s by a company that has tried to get into the airline industry before. There’s an awfully hefty premium being … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Brazilian Airlines Get a Lifeline, Cleveland Bounces Back, Tenerife Interview

3 Links I Love: Brazilian Airlines Get a Lifeline, Cleveland Bounces Back, Tenerife Interview

This week’s featured link:
Brazil to raise foreign ownership in local airlinesReuters
Brazil is in a world of hurt. The economy has tanked, air travel demand has dropped, and airline revenues have disappeared. Carriers have slashed service with American most recently announcing it would pull out of Porto … Read the post

Announcing the Crankyspotting Dorkfest at LAX September 28… And Dine on a Pan Am 747 That Night

Announcing the Crankyspotting Dorkfest at LAX September 28… And Dine on a Pan Am 747 That Night

I’ve decided to really plan ahead this year. It may only be June, but I’m already setting the date for the annual Crankyspotting Dorkfest at LAX on September 28. This year, it’s a two part event, and I really hope you guys enjoy this. I’m getting excited already.

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