More openings than closings should be good news for lots in the industry, though things remain precarious on many fronts.
Also in this episode:
- A couple listener questions, including what it means to Delta for several of its JV/equity partners to be facing financial turmoil and a revisit of the Air Canada 50% reward rebate deal we discussed a couple weeks back.
- Norwegian cancelled 97 Boeing aircraft orders
- Europe is reopening with Ryanair and EasyJet dramatically increasing flights, but lots of foreigners are still not really welcome
- Around the world lounges are starting to reopen as well, often with digital solutions to replace menus and food ordering. Qantas, Air Canada, Finnair, British Airways and more all made strides in this area last week
- What if you had to log in to an app to use the lav on board? Or tap through to a special screen on the inflight entertainment system??
- Qantas is giving its 747s something of a proper sendoff, with celebratory send-off flights in a few cities
- American Airlines is shifting more of its west coast operations up to Seattle and cutting back at LAX
For our Patreon subscribers we have bonus content, including:
- Boeing reportedly cutting production of the 747 in a couple years
- Some thoughts on the July 4th military flyovers
- Fozz‘s friend, Otto
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