When you think about airline labor disputes, you probably think about strikes. After years and years of negotiating, the unions gain the right to walk out and that shuts the airline down, or it at least hampers its operations significantly. This weekend, we were faced with something else. Fans of … Read the post
Tucked down in the corner of the world, Australia is usually not the first place to come to mind for, well, just about anything. But right now, it’s by far the most interesting aviation market in the world.
I’m not just talking about the Chilean … Read the post
Congress Might Finally Break the FAA Funding Logjam… Maybe – BNET Headwinds
Now that Rep Oberstar is gone, the FAA reauthorization might eventually go through, maybe.
Boeing’s Response to the Airbus A320 Revamp Is Simple: Nothing – BNET Headwinds
Now that Airbus has decided to re-engine the A320, Boeing has to decide what to do. I don’t think we’ll see anything for awhile.
Qantas A380: Now We Know Why the Planes Were Grounded — and It’s Scary – BNET Headwinds
As more details on the A380 grounding come out, it becomes more clear why Qantas grounded the airplane.
Qantas A380: Airline Earns Black Eye for Poor Customer Response to Crisis – BNET Headwinds
The Qantas A380 problems continue, but this time it’s not the airplane that I’m talking about. It’s the customer response.
How Southwest Measures the Success of “Bags Fly Free” – BNET Headwinds
Last week at Media Day, Southwest got into survey details on how it measures success of Bags Fly Free.
Airline reviews: Find out if an airline is any good – Budget Travel
Sean … Read the post
First Class is Disappearing in Name Only – BNET
Qantas is the latest to reduce First Class onboard, but it’s not really going away. It’s just changing names.
Premium Air Traffic Surpasses Previous Year for First Time Since 2008 – BNET
Yes, it’s true. More … Read the post
For the last few years, Qantas and United have been the only two airlines to get passengers nonstop from the mainland US to Australia (Hawaiian will get you from Honolulu as well). While Qantas may have a good onboard product, its fares are high. United, on the other hand, has … Read the post