CEOs of Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech Talk About the Bright Future of Recaptured Carbon as Fuel

CEOs of Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech Talk About the Bright Future of Recaptured Carbon as Fuel

Earlier this month, I was invited to dig into the weeds on Virgin Atlantic’s latest alternative fuel efforts and take the first flight using the new fuel developed by LanzaTech.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to go, but I was able to get Geoff Fischer to take the trip and report Read the post

American’s New Flights Do Not Bode Well for the Phoenix Hub (The Pessimistic View)

American’s New Flights Do Not Bode Well for the Phoenix Hub (The Pessimistic View)

Shortly after US Airways and American announced their merger in 2013, I made some predictions about what I thought would happen to the various hubs.  So far, those have held up fairly well with a couple exceptions.  I thought Dallas/Ft Worth would remain strong but possibly see a small … Read the post

Spirit’s Current and Future CEOs on Growing the Three Pieces of the Network (Across the Aisle)

Spirit’s Current and Future CEOs on Growing the Three Pieces of the Network (Across the Aisle)

At this year’s International Aviation Forecast Summit, I was particularly excited to have a chance to sit down with Spirit.  Last year when I spoke to CEO Bob Fornaro, we talked about a variety of topics, and I was looking forward to following up on those. But I also Read the post

OneJet “Temporarily” Suspends Its Flights, But a Return to the Skies Would Be Surprising

OneJet “Temporarily” Suspends Its Flights, But a Return to the Skies Would Be Surprising

It was just two weeks ago that I wrote about ominous clouds hovering over OneJet.  Now there’s been another blow: flights and bookings have been suspended.  The company says it will resume selling tickets in October though the actual date for the resumption of flights is unclear.  I would … Read the post

Cranky on the Web: Honolulu’s Modernization Plan Moves Forward, PSA’s American Eagle Meltdown in Charlotte

Cranky on the Web: Honolulu’s Modernization Plan Moves Forward, PSA’s American Eagle Meltdown in Charlotte

Honolulu’s Long-Awaited Airport Modernization
You already saw my post this week about how difficult it is to deal with the airports in Hawai’i, but Icons of Infrastructure asked me to write a bit more about the specifics of the biggest projects that are underway or at least proposed. I looked … Read the post

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