An airport closes, possibly forever. Another was already closed when the plane showed up. And airlines are still planning their financial turnarounds as demand starts to creep higher.
What does high school shop class have to do with our travel experiences? Absolutely nothing, but that’s rarely stopped us from talking about other topics, so why start now??
We’re deep in the throes of learning what requirements will exist for passengers to prove they’re healthy and resume travel. This week’s episode has a very unlikely candidate for one such test.
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.
Is it time for airports to join the consolidation game? We talk a lot about airlines and mergers (and bankruptcies these days) but airports might also benefit from joining forces.
When will it be safe to commit to big travel expenses? When will it be safe to travel? And do we really know the answer to those questions??
What will the future of airline route networks look like? We dig deep into the past with special guest Ned Russell as we look to the future.
Transit, consolidation, fleet changes and more. Oh, and some COVID-19 coverage beause it still dominates the news.
We talk a lot about planes and travel on the show and perhaps a little less about the people we meet along the way than we should. Today’s episode is different.
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.