3 Links I Love: Southwest’s Strategy, Surrender the Dragon, Wizz Goes South

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s Strategy, Surrender the Dragon, Wizz Goes South

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What’s Southwest’s Network Strategy?Fly Data Guy
A former Southwest network planner talks about how Southwest has moved toward connecting banks during the pandemic.

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JetBlue Cuts While Southwest Grows

JetBlue Cuts While Southwest Grows

Greetings from Airlineville. On the surface, it was another quiet week for our fine residents, but underneath, there was more action than you might think.

The Eagle extended its effort to shun small cities while the Widget did all sorts of housecleaning. The Animal made … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s 2021 Plan, Wizz Goes For the Kill, United Jumps on a Bandwagon

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s 2021 Plan, Wizz Goes For the Kill, United Jumps on a Bandwagon

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Gary Kelly Outlines Plans to Avoid Layoffs and Furloughs Through 2021Southwest Media
I thought this 10 minute video from Southwest CEO Gary Kelly was really well done. Sure, it’s good news that they are avoiding furloughs, but there are pay cuts that accompany those, … Read the post

The Cranky Flier Interview #18: Southwest Airlines Chief Commercial Officer, Andrew Watterson

The Cranky Flier Interview #18: Southwest Airlines Chief Commercial Officer, Andrew Watterson

I’m back with another Cranky Flier Interview, presented by Ontario International Airport. It’s time once again for the annual chat with Southwest Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Watterson. We usually do this in person at the Boyd conference, but this year, well, a phone will have to do.

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More Schedule Cuts, American Plays With Fire, and Southwest Corrects Its Course

More Schedule Cuts, American Plays With Fire, and Southwest Corrects Its Course

I fear my relationship with Diio by Cirium is becoming unhealthy. Every Friday night, I run to Diio to learn about that week’s airline schedule changes, but Diio remains emotionless. Maybe I’m asking too much, but that won’t quell my burning desire to spend every weekend with the website. This … Read the post

Beware the Class Action Lawsuit

Beware the Class Action Lawsuit

With airlines and online travel agents changing and, at times, seemingly making up random rules to prevent refunds, it’s no surprise to see lawyers out in force. But make no mistake; the class action lawyer is all about getting themselves paid, not about actually getting travelers what they deserve. In … Read the post

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