3 Links I Love: British Airplane Porn, Dulles Grows, More Regional Madness

3 Links I Love: British Airplane Porn, Dulles Grows, More Regional Madness

This week’s featured link:

BOAC TO THE FUTURE AS BRITISH AIRWAYS’ 747 IN HERITAGE DESIGN LANDS AT HEATHROWBritish Airways Media Centre
I will forgive the punny headline, because this airplane is just… I mean… there are no words to adequately describe this piece of airplane porn right here. … Read the post

Delta’s Transcon Strategy Gives It More Flexibility to Fly Flat Beds From LA to DC

Delta’s Transcon Strategy Gives It More Flexibility to Fly Flat Beds From LA to DC

While I was gone, you may have seen that Delta announced it was going to start flying from Los Angeles to Washington/National Airport. This announcement is mildly interesting in its own right, simply because long-haul flights out of National are highly-restricted by a perimeter rule. But there’s a … Read the post

Winning and Losing Airports in the Washington/National Slot Shuffle

Winning and Losing Airports in the Washington/National Slot Shuffle

Washington’s National Airport is, to put it mildly, a highly desirable place to fly. It is mere minutes from downtown Washington and is the preferred airport for many a businessperson and politician. It is also slot-restricted, so rarely do airlines have the opportunity to improve their standing. Recently, however, there … Read the post

The Winners of the Coveted Slots at Washington/National and New York/La Guardia Are . . .

The Winners of the Coveted Slots at Washington/National and New York/La Guardia Are . . .

Remember that whole Delta/US Airways slot swap deal? US Airways gave most of its slots at New York’s La Guardia airport to Delta in exchange for most of Delta’s slots at Washington’s National Airport along with a couple of other considerations. As part of that, Delta had to put 24 … Read the post

Delta and US Airways Propose New York/Washington Slot Swap Again, and This Time It’ll Happen

Delta and US Airways Propose New York/Washington Slot Swap Again, and This Time It’ll Happen

Delta and US Airways are hoping that the third time’s a charm by putting the long-proposed slot swap in New York and Washington back on the table with some slight modifications. This time, I have to believe that it’s going to go through. They wouldn’t bother putting this out there … Read the post

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