3 Links I Love: A Hawaiian Merger, Easier Changes, The TWA Terminal That Never Was

3 Links I Love: A Hawaiian Merger, Easier Changes, The TWA Terminal That Never Was

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Mokulele Airlines and Makani Kai Air announce mergerHonolulu Star Advertiser
It’s not a merger involving Hawaiian but rather two Hawaiian airlines. Commuters Mokulele and Makani Kai will combine and fly under the Mokulele name. Makani Kai primarily focuses on Moloka’i… when it operates, but … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Digging in Phoenix, JFK’s Runway Problem, A Strange Route to China

3 Links I Love: Digging in Phoenix, JFK’s Runway Problem, A Strange Route to China

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ANALYSIS: What to make of American’s local shift in Phoenix – FlightGlobal
Remember the back-and-forth I had with myself over American’s future in Phoenix?  Ned Russell at FlightGlobal took it further and dug into some data.  This doesn’t quite support the rosy “Mountains to … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Why JFK is Terrible (Reason #3,194), Alaska’s Winter of Discontent, Americans Flee to Tijuana

3 Links I Love: Why JFK is Terrible (Reason #3,194), Alaska’s Winter of Discontent, Americans Flee to Tijuana

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Why Did New York’s JFK Airport Struggle to Cope With Its Flight Backlog After the Bomb Cyclone?The Points Guy
Were you stuck in New York during that nasty bomb cyclone thing? Or did you at least hear about the mess that was JFK? Well … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Avianca’s Troubles, Sacramento’s High Costs, The Greatest Airport Hotel in the World

3 Links I Love: Avianca’s Troubles, Sacramento’s High Costs, The Greatest Airport Hotel in the World

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As Avianca Weighs Bids, Hedge Fund Plays Unusual Role: DiplomatThe New York Times
Let’s head south for one heck of a situation down at Avianca. The airline is currently entertaining bids from Delta, United, and Copa, and the backroom drama is high. This one … Read the post

3 Links I Love: The Reason Air Asia Crashed, Delta Defends New York Slots, CEO of the Year

3 Links I Love: The Reason Air Asia Crashed, Delta Defends New York Slots, CEO of the Year

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Circuit-board solder crack cited in Indonesia AirAsia crash probeATW
They say it’s never just one thing that leads to an aircraft accident, and this is a textbook example. Remember when the Air Asia flight went down in stormy skies? People just assumed it was bad … Read the post

An In-Depth Look at How Airlines Handled the Weather in New York and Chicago

An In-Depth Look at How Airlines Handled the Weather in New York and Chicago

I’ve had a few notes and comments come in regarding how one airline handled the bad weather last week versus another airline. There’s no question that the airlines handled things differently, and for that reason, I thought it would be fun to walk through how it went. (Warning: Excel wonkiness … Read the post

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