Clicking the like button costs one Marriott employee his job. American is crying foul in Chicago and Delta’s efforts to remain neutral aren’t working out so well. Plus, an awful way to motivate employees comes to United Airlines!
A blown tire in Newark caused rolling delays and some pretty poor customer service in Portland. Delta struck a nerve in Georgia that could hurt it on the fuel tax front. Also, some talk about battery fires and lots of other news this week.
A busted trip to Taiwan, busted Rolls Royce engines and an attempt to bust Boeing’s bullying ways are on the agenda this episode. Plus Hawaii and the A330neo (again).
What’s next for the A380? Delays in opening at Dubai and tracking new jets, too.
Lots of topics this week but no title for the show…hopefully you’re willing to listen anyways.
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.
How much would you pay to avoid a middle seat?? All four hosts are back this week and we’ve got plenty to talk about, including systems outages, mistake fares, fleet shuffles and trip planning.
The DoT backtracks on its rules, Wyndham flattens its award chart and American Airlines has a new type in its fleet. And, if you’re special enough to the airline you might gain access to a special Twitter account. Enjoy the show!
How did SHARES best Sabre? Ask American Airlines and its 787 inaugural flight. Plus a lost wallet, two programs going variable on award prices and a mistake fare which raises all sorts of questions.
We’ve got a special guest on this week talking Argentina and ticketing challenges. United put the 787-9 into service and we were there. And some crazy rewards programs, too.