Maybe we’re supposed to say something in advance when the publishing schedule changes. Oopsie.
Scavenging for spare parts, profitable routes, or just good travel ideas? We’ve got it all in this week’s show.
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.
Will O’Hare shift its role for American Airlines, losing its global gateway status? Also, dedicated crew for airline executives and lots of news about Alitalia, which is still alive for some reason. Oh, and vomit fraud. C’mon in for another great show!
The DoT stops being quite so consumer-friendly while Bombardier has the first flight of a plane it claims is much more passenger-friendly. SPG & Uber team up and LaGuardia might go long(ish)-haul. Plus some thoughts on taking a bump.