Collapsing joint ventures, splitting London, and plenty of bubbles to burst in this week’s show.
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.
No, that’s not a typo. We’re mourning the loss of the Convair 580s from commercial service, now slated for next year, among many other things in this week’s episode.
We’re not flying for real so the new MS Flight Sim might be a useful replacement. Plus, regionals shutting down, destinations dropped and a union squeeze.
We’re talking through bits of the new Aeroplan program in this weeks show, plus new travel warnings and a strange possible investment play by Qatar Airways on behalf of Delta Air Lines.
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.
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.
Is there such a thing as a nice CRJ200 ride? And why might a new world’s longest flight be a bad idea?? Plus another top tier got harder to realize and LAX is moving its pickup zone outside the terminal loop.
Who is a strong airline leader these days? What are the qualities that it takes? And why do so many seem to do it so badly??