Come fly across the Atlantic with the crew on an LCC (in Y!) and talk about United’s newly revised A350 order, the evolution of Basic Economy and many US airlines scaling back revenue hopes for 2017.
A(nother) loyalty partnership is dying and IATA admits it is slightly less relevant in one area. But plenty of new stuff coming to keep us interested.
Does competition help or hurt product quality? Plus new airlines and new airplanes and new award charts all starting to show up.
Norwegian might need to pop a Cork, Frontier looks to cash out, the CS300 is sexy and some discussion on why we travel so much.
United has a brand new 77W with fancy new seats in business class. It also is adding a bunch of routes with CRJ-200s on domestic flights. Economy class travel is not so great.
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.
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.
Nuts drive a diversion, United bails on JFK, JetBlue adds Mint to Boston and Seth talks a bit about flying on Cubana.
Is it episode number 2 or number 48? And why the new name? Also, do any of us know what the heck is going on?? Answers to these questions and more in this week’s episode…