Aircraft engines are causing more than their share of issues these days. Failures on the ground and in the air are raising lots of questions. We’re mostly about asking them, not answering them in this episode. Plus cabin retrofits, new planes, routes and more.
Seth is in Hamburg, but Fozz and Stephan are debating what is the “east Bay” and what is the “south Bay”. Riveting stuff. Chime in with your opinion.
There are topics in this episode. Lots of them. Some of the best topics. But I have no idea what they are so you’ll need to listen to find out more.
Clicking the like button costs one Marriott employee his job. American is crying foul in Chicago and Delta’s efforts to remain neutral aren’t working out so well. Plus, an awful way to motivate employees comes to United Airlines!
A blown tire in Newark caused rolling delays and some pretty poor customer service in Portland. Delta struck a nerve in Georgia that could hurt it on the fuel tax front. Also, some talk about battery fires and lots of other news this week.
No, that’s not really what ETOPS stands for but with the rash of engine issues in the past week we couldn’t help talking about them. Etihad cuts, Air India’s sale plans and American Airlines’ employees have a lot to say to their company. Come listen!
The A380 gets a new order and Airbus gets some additional action in China. Also, new rules for service animals, new liveries, new routes and new uniforms.
An airplane leaving the runway unexpectedly is never a good thing. Fortunately no injuries in this crazy story out of Turkey. Also, Alitalia is still looking for a savior and Azores Airlines now is as well. New uniforms, a giant cargo flight and more!
Computers are creating challenges for airlines and hotels these days. But it still isn’t a “glitch.” Another airline is disappearing and the CSeries may be flying further south than previously expected.
Is it possible to introduce a new product too soon? Also, survival of the fittest can be bad if you’re named Darwin. Plus big potential moves in China.