Who’s ready for a little science? It’s pretty awesome science, if that helps get you excited. Apparently, scientists in Europe have successfully turned carbon dioxide into jet fuel using water and solar energy. What sort of wizardry is this? Here’s how it works.
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The Phoenix Aviation Symposium is a great conference for talking about big picture items, and it generates some really good discussion. A couple weeks ago, Scott Mayerowitz, sparked by that discussion I believe, wrote about why high oil prices are good for airlines. I agree with everything he says, … Read the post
Fuel ‘surcharge’ a fare increase with a fancy name – CNN.com Out of the Office
This week, it’s time to talk about fuel prices. They’re going higher and so are fares, but the two aren’t completely related.
We’ve heard people talk about biofuels for quite awhile now, and algae has always been promoted as one of the best possible hopes for mass production. It’s renewable and it doesn’t take from existing food supplies. But will we actually be seeing algae-powered airplanes in the near future? Probably not. … Read the post
US Airways’ Charlotte to Honolulu Flight Might Just Work
At first glance, the new US Airways flight from Charlotte to Honolulu seems pretty awful, but it may actually end up being smart.
Alaska Fills the Void in the Austin to San Jose Market
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United Shakes Up Marketing and Distribution Groups
Dennis Cary is out, Graham Atkinson is back in, and marketing and distribution areas and getting makeovers.
Continental’s May Numbers Prove April’s Improvement Wasn’t a Trend
May numbers are out for Continental and they don’t look so hot. … Read the post