DLD 127: Slot Shuffle + Ocean Crossings

on 1-05-2017

Slots are shuffling once again and Southwest is the loser this time around. A new 31 mile island hop is sexy and the transatlantic market remains baffling.

DLD 126: The divorce is final; what about the kids?

on 12-22-2016

The Delta/Alaska Airlines divorce is final as Alaska secures its future with Virgin America. What does that mean for passengers? Plus Mexico City, Abu Dhabi and Denver all make the show this time around.

DLD 125: The Polaris Expedition

on 12-08-2016

First thoughts on United’s new Polaris soft product, American Airlines cutting back in Cuba, Norwegian growing in the USA and a trip to Taiwan are just a few of the fun bits in this week’s show.

DLD 124: Too hot to handle

on 11-25-2016

Norwegian feels the heat in Vegas, Transatlantic traffic keeps growing and United’s Basic Economy is ready to fly. Plus a special mini-episode for a good cause.

DLD 123: Ending the alliance era

on 11-10-2016

Are alliances dead? How many gates is too many to give up to consummate a merger? And just why would Emirates be interested in flying to Buffalo, New York? Listen to the show to find out the answers to these questions and more!

DLD 122: Talking Thailand

on 10-27-2016

Welcome to Thailand, where modern development mixes with traditional culture in a way that confounds one of our hosts. Fortunately we’ve got a guest this week to help clear up some of that confusion.

DLD 121: Deals and Destinations with The Flight Deal

on 10-13-2016

We’ve got Matthew Ma from www.TheFlightDeal.com on the show and we’re talking all about deals, including how they find them and how they choose which ones to share. Also, do deals really even matter to destinations?

DLD120: Who shall fly and who shall fold

on 9-29-2016

Europe’s aviation market is a bit of a mess, with Monarch on the cusp of closing and Air Berlin making major changes. SPG & Marriott are merged and Fozz books a flight on air!

DLD 119: A Moving Dot

on 9-15-2016

ANA’s 787s are up for a massive engine replacement project, making the aircraft type the “dot” in this week’s episode. And lots of other airlines might be affected by similar issues. New 787 routes and significant shifts coming to American’s TATL route map in the coming months.