Despite Mass Airline Layoffs Looming, the Feds Should Stop Funneling Money Into Airlines

Despite Mass Airline Layoffs Looming, the Feds Should Stop Funneling Money Into Airlines

We are now less than two months away from key CARES Act provisions expiring at the end of September, and that means there will be massive changes to the airline industry overnight starting October 1. As we creep closer, calls to extend CARES Act funding have grown louder. Those calls … Read the post

Shut It Down

Shut It Down

On Monday, I talked about the $50 billion airline stimulus that the government rolled out. One of the provisions in both the grant and the loan pieces of the pie said that the Department of Transportation (DOT) could require airlines to continue to serve all points until March 1, 2022. … Read the post

Airlines Slash Service to China But Not Because of Coronavirus Fears

Airlines Slash Service to China But Not Because of Coronavirus Fears

It’s time to PANIC. At least, that’s what appears to be happening with the coronavirus that has begun spreading around the world. Governments and airlines have reacted quickly and dramatically. The airline response, at least, isn’t an overreaction. It’s just not a reaction to the virus itself. The reaction, instead, … Read the post

What the F*&@ is ADS-B and Why Is It Ruining Trips to the Bahamas?

What the F*&@ is ADS-B and Why Is It Ruining Trips to the Bahamas?

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time for new regulations to go into effect. One of the big aviation-related regulations involves the required use of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (only slightly less-awkwardly referred to as ADS-B) in the US. This may sound like some technical program that doesn’t matter … Read the post

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