Are we talking about the former United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek or the British Airways 777-200ER in Vegas when it comes to that statement? Actually, a bit of both.
- Emirates is rumored to be considering a flight to Mexico City from its Dubai hub. That’s even longer than the Panama City route just announced and possibly too long to work with the planes they’ve got.
- American Airlines sent a non-ETOPS plane out over the water. That’s really, really bad.
- One of the more random and esoteric “lines” is getting cut by SAS in October
- Seth got the opportunity to walk around on the new Airbus FAL Factory Floor
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Smisek’s firing was part of the Bridgegate “scandal” which involves various charges of corruption again the New Jersey ex-Chairman of the Port Authority, Samson, a crony of Gov. Christie. I don’t accept the contention that there will be similar issues with the New York airports across he Hudson/East River and their airline customers as mentioned by Foss(?) in this episode. Samson is being investigated for dozens of such self-dealings by the Feds.
Fair enough. I’m not sure, either. But I respect Fozz’s view that there is corruption within the PANYNJ. Lots of shady activity overall happening and I would not be too surprised to learn that there was some untoward activity on the other side of the river.