3 Links I Love: Allegiant’s Advantage, Frontier’s CEO Talks, A New Site You Need

3 Links I Love: Allegiant’s Advantage, Frontier’s CEO Talks, A New Site You Need

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Allegiant CEO Shareholder LetterAllegiant
If you ever doubted that Allegiant was well-positioned for the future, read this letter to shareholders from CEO Maury Gallagher. I agree with just about everything he says. His thoughts on business travel are definitely concerning for the industry.

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A Brief and Confusing History of the Mess That Is South African Airways, An Airline That Wants Etihad’s Help to Survive

A Brief and Confusing History of the Mess That Is South African Airways, An Airline That Wants Etihad’s Help to Survive

If I had a nickel for every time South African Airways needed a turnaround… well, I’d still have less than a dollar, but the point is that this is not an uncommon occurrence. South African has been a mess for pretty much as long as I can remember, and once … Read the post

South African, Egyptair, and Ethiopian Look to Unite to Rule Africa Under the Star Alliance Banner

South African, Egyptair, and Ethiopian Look to Unite to Rule Africa Under the Star Alliance Banner

In April 2006, South African Airways joined Star Alliance. Egyptair followed in July 2008 and just a couple weeks ago, Ethiopian was accepted as a future member. Now the three airlines are coming together to look at a joint venture in Western Africa. If this happens, these Star Alliance … Read the post

What Truck?

What Truck?

Airplane, meet truck. Truck, fall over and play dead. That’s the gist of what you’ll see if you watch this video of a South African Airways 737-800 landing in Lusaka, Zambia. A reader of the blog alerted me to this a couple days ago, and I definitely think it’s worth … Read the post

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