Catching up on some reader mail, and also on big changes coming in airports served, meals on board, and vaguely boring partnerships.
Can Russia produce more than 300 commercial aircraft by the end of the decade to backfill the Boeing and Airbus frames that will be inoperable by then? And would you fly on one if they do??
Summer is ending, but travel continues. And optimism remains strong, at least in some segments of the industry.
So much news from American we might have to rebrand the show. But lots of other goodies, too.
More leisure travelers than expected, plus some gardening tips. Oh, and lots of airline news, too.
Despite being one of the slowest major air shows for new order announcements in years, Farnborough 2022 offered plenty of news.
As if airport crowds and luggage SNAFUs aren’t enough, summer heat waves are adding to the challenges in travel.
Mergers generally reduce competition. Upstarts increase it. And somewhere in the middle, we like to talk about all of options.
Hard to believe we’re still saying this, but please stop being an asshole on airplanes. Or anywhere else, really. But definitely not on airplanes.
At some point “Plus” has to not be the default naming of whatever new thing a company comes up with, right? Alas, this is not that week.