2 Links I Love and an Update I Don’t: EVA Fines, O’Leary Sounds Off, Heathrow Blocked Again

2 Links I Love and an Update I Don’t: EVA Fines, O’Leary Sounds Off, Heathrow Blocked Again

Sorry to disappoint you, but there’s no featured link this week. See, I didn’t think it was worth a full post to update you on what happened with Cranky Concierge’s massive $6,500 bill from EVA Air, so I figured I’d just drop it in here as an update. (Read Read the post

3 Links I Love: Azul To Buy Parts of Avianca, More BA Airplane Porn, Buzz is Back

3 Links I Love: Azul To Buy Parts of Avianca, More BA Airplane Porn, Buzz is Back

Azul Signs Non-Binding Agreement to Acquire Selected Assets of Avianca BrasilAzul
Things keep moving in Brazil, and Azul keeps growing. I believe Avianca Brasil had about 10 percent of the market, so this might vault Azul into being the biggest airline in the country.

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3 Links I Love: Ryanair’s Alitalia Mind Games, Non-Travelers Behind Security, Airport Rises From the Desert

3 Links I Love: Ryanair’s Alitalia Mind Games, Non-Travelers Behind Security, Airport Rises From the Desert

This week’s featured link:
Ryanair to bid for Alitalia’s jets: O’LearyFlightGlobal
On the surface, the idea that Ryanair would want both long and short haul aircraft to operate under the Alitalia brand is laughable. I assume this is just Ryanair playing mind games. My guess? Ryanair just wants … Read the post

Ryanair Introduces Connections and Prepares for Interlining, But Don’t Expect Crazy Cheap Fares

Ryanair Introduces Connections and Prepares for Interlining, But Don’t Expect Crazy Cheap Fares

Connections suck. Oh sure, as a traveler you don’t like them, but I’m looking at it from the other side. Airlines don’t like offering connections because they add operational complexity and cost. What the airlines eventually figure out, however, is that there’s enough commercial benefit to make the effort worthwhile. … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Ryanair Connections are Coming, Good News for Airline Dorks

3 Links I Love: Ryanair Connections are Coming, Good News for Airline Dorks

This week’s featured link:
Ryanair Unveils 2017/18 (Year 4) “Always Getting Better” PlanRyanair
This is starting to sound like a Soviet 5 year plan. Ryanair has its latest improvement plan out, and there are some goodies in here.

This year, Ryanair is going … Read the post

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