A loyalty points scheme not worth buying in to and another that surprisingly is. Plus an airline disappears, a very long flight returns, and lots more!
Earnings season is back, with billions burned and little in the way of optimism for the industry. But traffic continues to increase and route networks adjust, with airlines trying to capture whatever bits of the market they can.
Booking inaugural routes is almost as fun as flying them, right?? Plus A321Ts parked, AirAsia Japan dying and United’s November growth plans.
Change fees, jet packs, massive corruption and a fun new private plane. C’mon in and learn a bit in this week’s show!
We’re not flying for real so the new MS Flight Sim might be a useful replacement. Plus, regionals shutting down, destinations dropped and a union squeeze.
Cover your face and fly with free insurance and maybe even score an upgrade or just get a bunch of seats for yourself. But we spread all that out into a reasonable conversation, not just a tease.
Hot weather across the country and some hot topics for discussion on this week’s show, like new partnerships, furloughs and retirements.
For episode 300 we decided to celebrate with a live, interactive recording. We streamed it on YouTube and many of you joined us from around the world with questions, comments and more.
More openings than closings should be good news for lots in the industry, though things remain precarious on many fronts.
Whether taxiing to the runway or taking off for the skies, electric power is a growing part of the flying experience. Which is pretty damn cool.