Catching up on some reader mail, and also on big changes coming in airports served, meals on board, and vaguely boring partnerships.
Airlines raked in revenue in Q2, but not all of them reported a profit. And that raises a lot of bigger picture questions.
Summer travel is definitely here. Good luck with that.
Europeans (and many others) can once again visit the USA, assuming they’re fully vaccinated. And more than a few airlines are very happy about this.
An irrational amount of discussion about connecting flights takes over this episode. But, in our defense, one of you asked about it.
How does just one out of service plane cause so much trouble for a major airline?? But it worked mostly in our favor, so no complaints this time around.
We lost last week’s episode, but came back strong this time around with planes big and small crossing oceans and some fun new routes and money for US startups.
Airline meltdowns happen form time to time, but this past week’s performances are surprisingly ugly.
More airline partnership and a key route trimmed. Plus, cool new trains and airlines and loyalty plays.
They might all be terrible ideas, but we’re still going to talk about them and figure out if any of it makes sense.