Will O’Hare shift its role for American Airlines, losing its global gateway status? Also, dedicated crew for airline executives and lots of news about Alitalia, which is still alive for some reason. Oh, and vomit fraud. C’mon in for another great show!
Fozz almost got stuck in Berlin this weekend, but quick thinking saved the day. Also, errors bring lawsuits, The ME3 are all sorts of crazy and purple is coming to Delta’s uniforms.
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.
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.
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.
A quick bonus hit this week, covering American’s new routes to Europe and United’s new plan to keep flight attendants happy.
No electronics on airplanes, Growth in Seattle and Cuts at LaGuardia. Plus more details on the LAX shuffle coming this May. Hooray!
Smaller US cities are seeing a resurgence in air service from the major carriers. Plus, Stephan’s favorite restaurant in Berlin is now also Seth’s favorite.
Is Narita dead as an airline hub? What is Iran doing with so many A380s? And why is Chicago building yet another runway at O’Hare?