United teams up with Clear, Southwest leaves Newark and CapOne has a data breach. Plus, a new(ish) airline flying a pretty old little Fokker.
Speed records and airport news dominate this week’s show. Some sketchy funding stories, too!
Trip reports from near and far, more MAX and the neo is finally delivered!
Engines, engines, everywhere! Even more of which are now broken. Plus many inaugurals and maybe your biometric security data will be sold to an airline or airport soon.
Will the Singapore-Newark route really fly? Some of us are more skeptical than others. Plus, United’s new elite status for corporations, body scanner cameras for the subway, gentrification sucks, Twitter sucks, US traffic from China tanked and more.
United Airlines trimmed its assets this quarter owing to the new open skies arrangement with Brazil. Tehran is getting trimmed this summer as well, while . Plus nuts are getting trimmed from Southwest and lots more in this week’s episode!
We mean long routes, not an extra long episode, so don’t worry too much about that. Then again, some of our conversations are pretty long rambles. Enjoy!
A quick bonus hit this week, covering American’s new routes to Europe and United’s new plan to keep flight attendants happy.
Newark Airport is about to get a whole bunch more flights, and we’re not so sure that’s a good thing. London City Airport will also grow and Thai Airways is looking to return to the USA.
Does it actually count as breaking news if it happened 2 days ago and we’re just reporting it now? What if it probably isn’t all that important of a story anyways? What say ye, listeners?…