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.
When an airline says it is concerned about passenger safety and then increases the number of seats sold that can be hard to reconcile. But at least they’re leaving it members of their cabin crew to keep posting anti-mask FUD on social media, right??
We’re trying to not just talk about the novel coronavirus all day, every day. But lately the challenges it creates have dominated the aviation industry. So we’re talking about it again. But some other stuff, too.
Is the US market ready for another commercial airline? Serial aviation founder David Neeleman is ready to give it another go, and Breeze hopes to fly later this year.
As governments and the traveling public continue to respond to the corona virus outbreak in China it is spectacularly unclear who, if anyone, is coordinating a coherent global response. Hooray!
Lots of news about Asia this week, mostly in China but also beyond. Plus, pets on planes, fare derivatives and more.
Would the NYC aviation world be better served if LaGuardia shut down? For some reason that came up in this week’s show.
Longer range, more bugs, co-brand battles and a melted plane lead this week’s episode, with lots more also in the show. C’mon in!
Telling tales and enjoying a winter holiday in Zagreb, Croatia. The sass mostly comes from others, not us.
Fly for the food, stay for the company, collect (or burn) some points along the way. Just a quick weekend trip to Hong Kong and Beijing from the USA, because we can.