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

A New Book: 3 Feet to the Left

A New Book: 3 Feet to the Left

How about something a bit different today?  It’s not uncommon for me to get requests to read a manuscript, and I will often do so if it’s related to the airline industry.  But it’s not every day that I get asked to write a foreword.  Korry Franke is a young …

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 …

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 …

Bankruptcy Bites: Monarch and airberlin Make Life Miserable for Travelers

Bankruptcy Bites: Monarch and airberlin Make Life Miserable for Travelers

I’ve been watching as some weaker European airlines have fallen like dominoes over the last few months, and it’s striking to me how different their insolvencies have been handled thanks to varying bankruptcy laws. Americans are used to seeing nothing change when an airline files for bankruptcy protection. Everything operates …

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!