American and Qantas Get Tentative Joint Venture Approval… With Conditions

American and Qantas Get Tentative Joint Venture Approval… With Conditions

American finally received some good news this week. After getting rejected once, the airline received tentative approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to put together its joint venture with Qantas. This is welcome news, and it should have been approved previously. This isn’t an outright approval, however. There …

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

When the 737 MAX operating Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa last Sunday, the pressure immediately began to mount. Since this accident happened during the same phase of flight as the Lion Air accident last year, the dots were instantly connected… even if they shouldn’t necessarily …

3 Links I Love: More EAS Cuts, Boeing and Embraer Cuddle Up, Hope for Mexico City

3 Links I Love: More EAS Cuts, Boeing and Embraer Cuddle Up, Hope for Mexico City

This week’s featured link:
US DOT terminates EAS availability at 21 communitiesch-aviation
It’s that time again when the Department of Transportation culls the list of essential air service markets. This year, 21 airports are in danger of losing their service, though we know not all will be kicked …

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