Airlines raked in revenue in Q2, but not all of them reported a profit. And that raises a lot of bigger picture questions.
As if airport crowds and luggage SNAFUs aren’t enough, summer heat waves are adding to the challenges in travel.
Some terribly dorky jokes get us started this week, but eventually we manage to transition to terribly dorky conversations about airplanes, so that’s mostly a win.
This week’s episode is a little different. It’s just Fozz and Stephan, as Seth is soaking in all the avgeekery he can at the Dubai Airshow and there hasn’t been a ton of news. But, some of the highlights are:
American’s turn for a meltdown, plus slower recoveries, a big Heathrow boost, and planes shifting national registries for some reason.
The brand new Breeze A220 is top of mind this week, as we have a crew chatting just hours after the unveiling. Plus AAdvantage and Bonvoy news that might matter to you.
They might all be terrible ideas, but we’re still going to talk about them and figure out if any of it makes sense.
Maybe we went a little too far off the rails talking about privacy and ad tech and where they intersect. Including on board JetBlue’s newest A220 fleet.
What does high school shop class have to do with our travel experiences? Absolutely nothing, but that’s rarely stopped us from talking about other topics, so why start now??
As governments and the traveling public continue to respond to the corona virus outbreak in China it is spectacularly unclear who, if anyone, is coordinating a coherent global response. Hooray!