Airlines raked in revenue in Q2, but not all of them reported a profit. And that raises a lot of bigger picture questions.

Sure, the conversations were great, but our plans for birthday festivities came up short.

We faced a couple mechanicals getting this week’s episode recorded, but are willing to admit that truth, rather than blaming weather, unlike some airlines.

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.