It was a travel bubble that burst before the first flight ever departed. After much buildup the Hong Hong-Singapore bubble never took off, though it still could eventually.
Also in this episode:
- AA drops more change fees (and United seems inclined to follow)
- JetBlue plans to split is London operations to start
- Aer Lingus picks up antitrust immunity for transatlantic flights and adds a hub in Manchester for the 2021 summer season
- Delta and WestJet are walking away from their planned trans-border JV because the DOT was going to require divestiture of 8 LaGuardia slot pairs
- Reciprocal upgrades coming between American Airlines and Alaska Airlines for the west coast alliance
- An Emirates flight to Auckland in September likely resulted in a handful of in-flight COVID transmissions
For our Patreon subscribers we have bonus content, including:
- Which bubbles might work with testing, and how involved must that testing be??
And plenty more. Enjoy the show!