Reviewing Your 2020 Predictions and Making Your 2021 Picks

Reviewing Your 2020 Predictions and Making Your 2021 Picks

Who’s excited for the annual tradition of seeing how you did with your predictions for the year? Anyone? ANYONE?

No, you shouldn’t be excited, because they were nearly all wrong. I mean… seriously. I did not see anyone predicting a global pandemic bringing the industry to its knees. BUT, … Read the post

JetBlue Cuts February, Allegiant Plans the Summer, and Delta Retaliates

JetBlue Cuts February, Allegiant Plans the Summer, and Delta Retaliates

‘Twas the night of Christmas, when all through the town
Every airline was stirring… well, ok, not the Heart;
Retaliation was hung by the Widget with care,
In hopes that Ms Blue would no longer be there;
The Eskimo nestled all snug in his bed;
While visions of fewer flights … Read the post

A New Cranky Talk is Live – The Cranky Talk Holiday Special

A New Cranky Talk is Live – The Cranky Talk Holiday Special

Cranky Talk – The Cranky Talk Holiday Special

It’s that quiet weekend in between Christmas and New Years where not a whole lot happens. We are here to help. Tune in and listen to Cranky Concierge employees regale you with tales of some of their worst air travel problems ever. … Read the post

Money May Be Flowing, But This Government Stimulus Isn’t a Great Plan

Money May Be Flowing, But This Government Stimulus Isn’t a Great Plan

Almost since the first government stimulus passed earlier this year, airlines have been begging for an extension. They knew without question fairly quickly that they wouldn’t be anywhere near normal by the time it expired on September 30. But, as it’s wont to do, the government failed to act before … Read the post

American’s Summer Shift, Delta’s March Blitz, United’s Domestic Bliss, and More

American’s Summer Shift, Delta’s March Blitz, United’s Domestic Bliss, and More

It’s less than a week until Christmas descends on Airlineville, and the friendly residents are in a pensive mood. Instead of thinking about tomorrow, however, they’re taking the holidays to ponder a better time… some day in the future. It’s clear from their actions that those times will definitely not … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Fume Events, JSX Sues John Wayne, Alitalia Lives

3 Links I Love: Fume Events, JSX Sues John Wayne, Alitalia Lives

This Week’s Featured Link

‘WE ARE SLOWLY BEING POISONED’ HOW TOXIC FUMES SEEP INTO THE AIR YOU BREATHE ON PLANESLos Angeles Times
The LA Times published a longform piece on aircraft fume events. There’s too much sensationalism in here, and there seems to be a misunderstanding about just … Read the post

Hawaiian Takes A Chance With New Flights to Orlando and Austin

Hawaiian Takes A Chance With New Flights to Orlando and Austin

If there’s one good thing that’s come out of this pandemic for the airlines, it’s a renewed willingness to experiment. With the exception of Delta — which doesn’t seem interested in trying anything new on the network side — airlines have all been looking at wild new ideas to see … Read the post

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