It started out innocently enough. Delta chose a couple routes where it wanted to add capacity to Seattle, its newest international gateway. Then it added more, and more, and more. Now it’s hard to think of this onslaught as anything but an invasion on the city that its partner (?) … Read the post
For many years, Delta and United had very different operational strategies for Asia. United long ago shifted from focusing on its Tokyo hub to overflying Tokyo to points beyond thanks to the strength of its San Francisco hub. Delta never had that key west coast gateway, so it continued to … Read the post
It’s time for another post in my series talking about the benefits of NextGen air traffic control. Last time, we were in New York, but this time we’re heading across the country to Seattle where Alaska Airlines has been spearheading some major efforts to shorten flight times and reduce fuel … Read the post
Alaska, always the gentleman, has decided to roll out the red carpet for Virgin America’s upcoming arrival in Seattle by announcing a bunch of new flights and double bonus miles. Wait, that’s not very welcoming, is it?
Alaska has effectively decided to turn their Seattle – California services into a … Read the post