…nobody, of course. Even the best performing airline is still losing cash faster than an avgeek at a collectibles show, but that doesn’t mean there can’t be the best of the worst, right? Let’s take a look.
Once again, I turned to Raymond James to … Read the post
How the US election might determine the future of travel – CNN
It’s nearly impossible to know what politician will keep their promises after an election, but this was fun to think about which president would be better for travel. As you can see in my comments, I assume it’s … Read the post
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Even our willingness to fly is partisan – The Air Current
I know, I know. You’ve heard enough about politics this week, but this is a rare article from The Air Current that’s not behind the paywall. There’s a really interesting analysis here that marries politics … Read the post
It’s time for another Cranky Flier Interview presented by Ontario International Airport. It’s a whole lot easier to do these interviews in person, so I was very pleased to have the chance to interview Hawaiian President and CEO Peter Ingram when I was in Hawai’i. You can listen below … Read the post
Yesterday I told you about the messy pre-testing program for people going to Hawai’i. I’ll have a full trip report in the future, but I also wanted to carve out a separate special Wednesday post about what it’s like to be on O’ahu with everything shut down. What better … Read the post
For the first time since January, I found myself on an airplane. Since travel can help spread COVID — I don’t mean flying so much, but just taking your germs somewhere else — I hesitated to get on an airplane for a long time. But when Hawai’i opened up its … Read the post
There was a tsunami this week in Airlineville. The Eagle, Pualani, Ms Blue, the Taxi, and the Globe all flooded the market with December changes as they prepare for the holidays. As if that wasn’t enough, the Heart took a shot at January and February too.
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A large national outbreak of COVID-19 linked to air travel, Ireland, summer 2020 – Eurosurveillance
You’ve probably all heard about the Irish flight that was responsible for 59 cases of COVID, right? It’s not quite the dramatic. Yes, 59 cases were tied to people on a … Read the post
For an airline that hasn’t rolled out many new cities in some time, Southwest sure is active these days. While I was traveling last week, Southwest announced Savannah, Jackson (MS), and Colorado Springs. Then just yesterday, it published schedules for Colorado Springs and Chicago/O’Hare. With every announcement, Southwest … Read the post