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??
Lots of 737 shop talk in this episode, recorded on Sunday evening after the ET302 crash outside Addis Ababa. Our condolences to all those affected by the tragedy.
A smooth connection in Seattle was unexpected. Smoothing connections in Africa might be useful. And Brexit likely means rough connections for millions. Hooray!
United has new elite rules, Marriott still struggles, new A380 engines are stalled and Primera is dead. Rough week, huh?