3 Links I Love: More Love for Bag Fees, No Love for Branson, And a Little Guy Goes Bankrupt

3 Links I Love: More Love for Bag Fees, No Love for Branson, And a Little Guy Goes Bankrupt

This Week’s Featured Link:
JetBlue Airways (JBLU) Robin Hayes on Q4 2015 Results – Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha

JetBlue had been lagging the industry from a profit perspective, but things are changing. Last quarter was a great one for JetBlue, but why? One thing that stood out …

3 Links I Love: Tarmac Delay Rule is Bad, Bag Fees are Too Low, 747s with 5 Engines

3 Links I Love: Tarmac Delay Rule is Bad, Bag Fees are Too Low, 747s with 5 Engines

Today’s featured story:
Tarmac Delay Policies: A Passenger-Centric AnalysisMIT/Dartmouth
Surprise, surprise. It turns out that the tarmac delay rule has done more harm than good. This study takes a good look at what’s happened since the rule went into effect.

If you want the CliffsNotes version, you can …

3 Links I Love: A Small United Airplane on the Horizon?, Air Canada Invades the US, and Black Friday Deals

3 Links I Love: A Small United Airplane on the Horizon?, Air Canada Invades the US, and Black Friday Deals

This week’s featured link:
United and ALPA Reach an Agreement in Principle to Extend Pilot ContractUnited Newsroom
United has been on a labor relations-roll since it kicked out its old CEO. It has a tentative agreement with its mechanics, it has decided to open negotiations with its

3 Links I Love: American AAdvantage Goes Revenue-Based, Allegiant Says Aloha to Hawai’i, Interview with Spirit’s CEO

3 Links I Love: American AAdvantage Goes Revenue-Based, Allegiant Says Aloha to Hawai’i, Interview with Spirit’s CEO

Today’s featured link:
American AAdvantage 2016 Changes (Including Award Chart Devaluation)One Mile at a Time
American announced it was going to a revenue-based program starting next year. You might expect me to have written about it in more detail, but when an airline is the third-mover, it’s not …

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