3 Links I Love: United’s Board Room Brawl, Amazon Airlines, Alaska’s Eclipse Flight

3 Links I Love: United’s Board Room Brawl, Amazon Airlines, Alaska’s Eclipse Flight

This week’s featured link:
And it Turned in to a Boardroom BlitzWandering Aramean
I was debating writing a full post about United’s board room brawl, but I’m not quite there yet. I want to see what happens next. In short, United has activist minority shareholders (Altimeter and PAR … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Brazilian Airlines Get a Lifeline, Cleveland Bounces Back, Tenerife Interview

3 Links I Love: Brazilian Airlines Get a Lifeline, Cleveland Bounces Back, Tenerife Interview

This week’s featured link:
Brazil to raise foreign ownership in local airlinesReuters
Brazil is in a world of hurt. The economy has tanked, air travel demand has dropped, and airline revenues have disappeared. Carriers have slashed service with American most recently announcing it would pull out of Porto … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Really Cheap 737s, Jet Bridges, Germanwings Crash In Depth

3 Links I Love: Really Cheap 737s, Jet Bridges, Germanwings Crash In Depth

This week’s featured link:
In strategy shift, Boeing backs 7 MAX: sourcesLeeham News
Though this article is about Boeing trying to support the 737-7MAX, that’s not actually what grabbed my eye. United recently purchased some 737-700s from Boeing and apparently is topping that order up instead of going … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Faster Wifi is Worth a Lawsuit, Bombardier Fights for United, the Big Metal Bird

3 Links I Love: Faster Wifi is Worth a Lawsuit, Bombardier Fights for United, the Big Metal Bird

This week’s featured link:
American Airlines sues Gogo, may change in-flight Internet serviceFt Worth Star-Telegram
It was big news this week when American announced it was suing Gogo to get out of a contract so it could go with a different internet option onboard 200 of its 737s … Read the post

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? … Read the post

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 … Read the post

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 Read the post

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 … Read the post

3 Links I Love – WOW air Gets Big, US Airways was Safe, and Porter’s Jet Plans Are In Trouble

3 Links I Love – WOW air Gets Big, US Airways was Safe, and Porter’s Jet Plans Are In Trouble

Today’s featured link:

WOW air to ADD Los Angeles and San Francisco ROUTES in 2016WOW air
I was onboard with WOW air’s strategy of using narrowbodies to connect the US and Europe via Iceland. But now I can only wonder if it’s jumped the shark. The airline is … Read the post

3 Links I Love – Southwest Shakes Up Small Cities, Emirates’s Godfather, and Air Canada’s Pit Crew

3 Links I Love – Southwest Shakes Up Small Cities, Emirates’s Godfather, and Air Canada’s Pit Crew

Last week, most of you liked the idea of doing a weekly news roundup, but not all. So I’m trying something a little bit different. I’m going to pick just a few links (3 this week), and then pick one as the featured link. That one will show up first … Read the post

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