3 Links I Love: Airplanes are COVID-Safe, Goodbye Alitalia, WestJet Stays West

3 Links I Love: Airplanes are COVID-Safe, Goodbye Alitalia, WestJet Stays West

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TRANSCOM/AMC Commercial Aircraft Cabin Aerosol Dispersion TestsUS Transportation Command and DARPA
You probably saw news coverage of this study, but here is the study itself. In short, transmission on airplanes is incredibly unlikely with mask-wearing, but it’s worth a read to get more details … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s 2021 Plan, Wizz Goes For the Kill, United Jumps on a Bandwagon

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s 2021 Plan, Wizz Goes For the Kill, United Jumps on a Bandwagon

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Gary Kelly Outlines Plans to Avoid Layoffs and Furloughs Through 2021Southwest Media
I thought this 10 minute video from Southwest CEO Gary Kelly was really well done. Sure, it’s good news that they are avoiding furloughs, but there are pay cuts that accompany those, … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Selling SkyMiles, One Pilot Onboard, Voices of Dispatchers

3 Links I Love: Selling SkyMiles, One Pilot Onboard, Voices of Dispatchers

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Delta SkyMiles Investor Presentation – September 14, 2020EDGAR
First it was United, now Delta is using its loyalty program as collateral for a big loan. I’ve skimmed through this, and there’s nothing crazy that stands out, but it’s still a worthy read.

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3 Links I Love: Southwest Goes High Cost, Long Beach Slots Settle, Spirit Hangs in the OC

3 Links I Love: Southwest Goes High Cost, Long Beach Slots Settle, Spirit Hangs in the OC

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Southwest Airlines Intends To Serve Miami And Palm Springs, Calif.Southwest News Release
I most definitely did not see that coming. Southwest in Palm Springs makes sense. It fits a similar profile to the Steamboat Springs flying it will begin this winter. But the always … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Last Week’s Schedule Changes, A Wizz of an Interview, Private Airports

3 Links I Love: Last Week’s Schedule Changes, A Wizz of an Interview, Private Airports

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OAG Changes 8/25/2020:Cuts Begin for 21;DL DROPS NUMEROUS ROUTES INTL ROUTES FOR SUMMER 2021, Adds SEA-ONT,MSP-TVCAirliners.net
Since I was on vacation, I didn’t post a look at last week’s schedule changes. But you can still get your fix with this weekly post which gets … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Delta’s Refinery Twists and Turns, Branson’s Troubles, Gogo Numbers

3 Links I Love: Delta’s Refinery Twists and Turns, Branson’s Troubles, Gogo Numbers

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Delta Air Lines Bought an Oil Refinery. It Didn’t Go as Planned.The New York Times
The author clearly thinks that Delta’s refinery purchase was a mistake, but I’m not sure we’ll ever know. Did Delta’s pumping of jet fuel into the market lower the … Read the post

3 Links I Love: MAX Delayed Yet Again, US Customs Grows In Europe, Jet Exhaust Bad News

3 Links I Love: MAX Delayed Yet Again, US Customs Grows In Europe, Jet Exhaust Bad News

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Boeing 737 MAX re-certification is not expected before OctoberAirway
Delays, delays, delays. As the Wall Street Journal reported, the MAX return is likely pushed into next year. But does anyone really care at this point?

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