3 Links I Love: Norwegian Saved, SAS Livery, MAX Piloting

3 Links I Love: Norwegian Saved, SAS Livery, MAX Piloting

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Norwegian’s bondholders accept debt relief planch-aviation
Norwegian has once again found a way to burn enough furniture to make its way through the lean winter… it hopes. The bond repayment delay plan was accepted. In exchange for deferring the bond due date, the creditors …

Five Airports, Four Islands, One Day of Hawaiian Flyin’ (Trip Report – Part 2)

Five Airports, Four Islands, One Day of Hawaiian Flyin’ (Trip Report – Part 2)

In the first part of this story, Alex and I were just about to miss our flight from Kahului to Lihu’e thanks to some sort of computer error. The problem was solved just in the nick of time, and they shut the door right after we scampered on to …

3 Links I Love: Basic Evolves, Lufthansa Design, a Very Crowded Market

3 Links I Love: Basic Evolves, Lufthansa Design, a Very Crowded Market

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The Evolution of Basic Economy – an UpdateVisualApproach.io
You might be surprised to learn that airlines have started using Basic Economy in different ways since it started. This article looks at some examples of what’s been going on on both the micro and macro …

Five Airports, Four Islands, One Day of Hawaiian Flyin’ (Trip Report – Part 1)

Five Airports, Four Islands, One Day of Hawaiian Flyin’ (Trip Report – Part 1)

Three years ago, I took eight flights on Southwest within California without ever touching the same airport twice. Knowing I was spending a month in Hawai’i this summer, I thought I’d try to do the same thing with Hawaiian Airlines. Until fairly recently, this was hard since nearly all …

Sabotage is Bad for the Union But Worse for American Airlines

Sabotage is Bad for the Union But Worse for American Airlines

American Airlines and its mechanics have been locked in prolonged negotiations for years. Things escalated recently when the unions were slapped by a judge for engaging in an illegal job action, but that hasn’t solved the problem. Both sides seem entrenched in their positions, and resolution is unlikely in …

Cranky Dorkfest LAX 2019 Was One for the Record Books

Cranky Dorkfest LAX 2019 Was One for the Record Books

If you missed Cranky Dorkfest LAX yesterday, you really missed out. We had record participation with at least 250 people, several airline executives including our first CEO showed up, and the #CrankyDorkfest hashtag was trending on Twitter. (Tracking reports show 191 people tweeting with a reach of over 2.5 million …

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