JetBlue and American Airlines have a lot of work to do if they’re going to keep the NEA alive. A judge ruled it illegal last Friday, setting up all sorts of challenges for the carriers.
Fares are up, and revenues are strong in many markets. But that doesn’t mean everyone is doing great, financially or otherwise.
Another airline disappears, but we’re still here. You can decide if that’s a good trade or not.
The lack of appeal, perhaps, is the most interesting part. But the CDC mask mandate for travel is gone, thanks to a court ruling in Florida.
Mask rules are changing, maybe too quickly for airlines to keep up. Plus electric news and MAX potential.
New seats, new routes, and a comeback of quality flooring round out this week’s top stories.
We shouldn’t be here right now. We should all be there. But we aren’t. And we don’t even really know where “there” is. A most interesting predicament.
Lots of news in the Transatlantic market this week, with high hopes for Summer 2022. Lawsuits, and new elite status and maskholes, too.
An irrational amount of discussion about connecting flights takes over this episode. But, in our defense, one of you asked about it.
Sometimes travel is about new and different adventures. Sometimes it is about repeating the most boring or ridiculous habits. And, when done right, it is often a great blend of both. We close out this week’s episode with some discussion of travel souvenirs that we’re constantly collecting, or at least that we did back when we traveled more.