Fuel Prices . . . Going Up

Fuel Prices . . . Going Up

It’s earning season, and most airlines are doing their best to mask their weak fourth quarters. It’s hilarious to see the headlines talking about what a great year it was. Then they bury their fourth quarter loss down below.

Just today, we saw US Airways and Alaska talking about how …

Skybus Launches

Skybus Launches

Head on over to Skybus.com and you’ll see the brand new website launched this morning. (It’s been timing out on me a lot – not a good start.) They’re now taking reservations, and true to their word, they’re going to be flying by the middle of May. Initial promo fares …

Where to, Skybus?

Where to, Skybus?

Skybus has said they plan to start flying around May 20 of this year. Now, that’s less than two months away and we know very little about this airline. They’ve clearly taken the opposite approach of Virgin America here. Instead of pushing everything out into the public eye, they’re keeping …

Spirit Races Toward the Bottom

Spirit Races Toward the Bottom

07_03_06 nkulccIt’s interesting to see how low cost carriers developed differently in the US versus Europe. Over here, Southwest was always considered the standard for low-frills and low fares. When compared to what Ryanair has done in Europe, Southwest looks downright pricey and opulent.

Since Ryanair has taken off, plenty of …

Random Bits of Info

Random Bits of Info

I was out of town over the weekend, so I didn’t have time to write. Here are a few random bits of info:

  • Looks like it only took Oasis Hong Kong one extra day to get approval to fly in Russian airspace. The airline is now operating regularly. We’ll see
Skybus

Skybus

skybusWho’s ready to get on the Skybus?

Well, if you live in Columbus (Ohio), you might be interested, because they’re based right in your backyard.
Skybus seems to have been in the works for quite some time, but they haven’t been able to get things up and running yet. They
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