Vintage Airport Shirts Are Now Available… And We’re Taking Requests For More

Vintage Airport Shirts Are Now Available… And We’re Taking Requests For More

For those of you who like to kick it old school — damn, I sound like an old guy trying to pretend to be cool — we now have vintage airport t-shirts available. It’s not a huge list yet, because it’s a whole lot harder to find accurate airport maps … Read the post

Despite Mass Airline Layoffs Looming, the Feds Should Stop Funneling Money Into Airlines

Despite Mass Airline Layoffs Looming, the Feds Should Stop Funneling Money Into Airlines

We are now less than two months away from key CARES Act provisions expiring at the end of September, and that means there will be massive changes to the airline industry overnight starting October 1. As we creep closer, calls to extend CARES Act funding have grown louder. Those calls … Read the post

American and United Load September Schedules, More Cuts For Everyone

American and United Load September Schedules, More Cuts For Everyone

It’s Monday, and that means it’s schedule change time. You requested it, and now the time has come to give this weekly post a name. Like sands through the hourglass, so are the skeds of air lines….

In this week’s episodes… more cuts. So many … Read the post

3 Links I Love: CLE Rocks, UV Cleaning, New Newark, Lauda

3 Links I Love: CLE Rocks, UV Cleaning, New Newark, Lauda

This week’s featured link

95 Years of Historic Firsts at CLEAirportsHistory.org
One of my favorite website-finds of the year is back with a look at the surprisingly important history of Cleveland’s airport. Enjoy the distraction from the dumpster-fire that is everything else these days.

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Figuring Out How Much Cash the Airlines are Really Burning

Figuring Out How Much Cash the Airlines are Really Burning

There are many metrics used to evaluate the health of an airline, but these days, cash burn is pretty much all that matters. Oh sure, you need to think about debt levels, liquidity, etc, but ultimately this is a game of staying alive as long as possible, and the less … Read the post

More Schedule Cuts, American Plays With Fire, and Southwest Corrects Its Course

More Schedule Cuts, American Plays With Fire, and Southwest Corrects Its Course

I fear my relationship with Diio by Cirium is becoming unhealthy. Every Friday night, I run to Diio to learn about that week’s airline schedule changes, but Diio remains emotionless. Maybe I’m asking too much, but that won’t quell my burning desire to spend every weekend with the website. This … Read the post

A New Cranky Talk Is Live: How Airlines Choose Where to Fly

A New Cranky Talk Is Live: How Airlines Choose Where to Fly

Cranky Talk: How airlines pick their routes!

Cranky Talk is back again, and this week, we’ve put together a look at how airlines decide where to fly. Of course, they use data, but there are several tricks of the trade that you might find surprising. Dave and I put this … Read the post

3 Links I Love: MAX Delayed Yet Again, US Customs Grows In Europe, Jet Exhaust Bad News

3 Links I Love: MAX Delayed Yet Again, US Customs Grows In Europe, Jet Exhaust Bad News

This week’s featured link

Boeing 737 MAX re-certification is not expected before OctoberAirway
Delays, delays, delays. As the Wall Street Journal reported, the MAX return is likely pushed into next year. But does anyone really care at this point?

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Alaska and oneworld Open Up Ahead of Today’s Official Joining Announcement

Alaska and oneworld Open Up Ahead of Today’s Official Joining Announcement

This morning, Alaska is announcing that the MOU is signed, and it is now officially a member-elect in the oneworld alliance. This, of course, is no surprise. It said that it would join the alliance back in February when its deal with American came together. More recently, it … Read the post

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