Can you copyright an airline route network? Asking for a friend north of the border. Plus bailouts and refunds and new routes galore!
Thousands of planes parked, some permanently, make for stunning images. But it comes at a cost, with jobs lost and an economic hit that is hard to measure so far.
New Dreamliner configurations, a new deal for collusion and an awesome 747 fly-by, all part of the excitement in this week’s show!
Don’t worry: This episode isn’t nearly as long as the flights we’re talking about. But with Perth-London service launched recently we’re all about the very, very long flights. Plus, special guest Cynthia Drescher is back to join in the conversation.
Lots of routes dropping in the coming months, thanks to crew shortages, shifting travel demand and maybe even fleet challenges. Another “mistake” fare scuttled and some talk about cabin density and how that translates to profits, too.
Lots of stuff happening in Asia, from partnerships to award travel to Singapore hawker stalls. Polaris takes a (bigger) delay and a Westin has math troubles.
Hawaiian Airlines is offering double miles on flights from their North American gateway cities to both Brisbane and Sydney, the two destinations they serve in Australia. The deal is valid on all bookings made via…