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  • Oct 26, 2014
    blog

    What Mickey Mouse might have to say to airline execs

    I’ve just returned from a work trip in Orlando, where I stayed in a DisneyWorld hotel. I was at their lowest-cost Stars hotels, which are probably the Disney equivalent of a low cost carrier. They have motel-like rooms, basic but clean and with all the Disney touches. So what has this to do with the air transportation industry? Well, in the two nights I stayed there it occurred to me there’s a lot that airline and airport managers could learn from Mickey....More
  • Oct 20, 2014
    blog

    More thoughts on Norwegian

    The airline industry is generally reluctant to celebrate change until it knows for sure whether that change is going to be successful....More
  • Oct 15, 2014
    blog

    Clipper Charm

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  • Oct 8, 2014
    blog

    Norwegian challenging legacy notions on transatlantic airfares 2

    “Why should it cost twice as much to fly from New York to Europe than from New York to Seattle?”...More
  • Sep 29, 2014
    blog

    Pilots’ strike may be over, but Air France is still in danger

    Air France pilots have ended their two-week strike, which according to the carrier was costing some €20 million ($26 million) per day. But the real cost of this shameful outcome could be much higher....More
  • Sep 23, 2014
    blog

    Gulf airlines take on ‘subsidy’ claim

    “Government support comes in many ways,” Emirates president Tim Clark says....More
  • Sep 23, 2014
    Commentary

    Aircraft, Large and Small

    Come to see an airport's display of significant early jet-age aircraft, all contained in a room inside the terminal....More
  • Sep 18, 2014
    blog

    Airbus rolls out the A300

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  • Sep 15, 2014
    blog

    FAA reauthorization on the horizon

    The last FAA reauthorization was an embarrassing saga of epic Washington dysfunction....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
    blog

    RB211 Noise Suppression Test 1

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  • Aug 22, 2014
    Commentary

    Herculean History

    An anniversary that you may not have expected....More
  • Aug 21, 2014
    blog

    Bombardier changes the messenger, but CSeries sales struggles to be a hard fix 1

    Bombardier’s latest move is replacing Philippe Poutissou, the company’s longtime head of commercial aircraft marketing....More
  • Jul 30, 2014
    blog

    WestJet’s evolution: 767s, Encore, etc.

    The low-cost carrier is not standing pat....More
  • Jul 29, 2014
    blog

    New Additions to Photo Gallery 1

    Please visit Time Capsule Photo Gallery for new old photos!...More
  • Jul 25, 2014
    Commentary

    Wright Stuff 1

    What's coming to Love Field in October?...More
  • Jul 24, 2014
    blog

    Triple 777 disasters 4

    In the space of just 377 days, three 777s and 540 lives were lost in three of the most bizarre airline crashes ever....More
  • Jul 18, 2014
    blog

    Airlines can take the high road on MH17 via airshow boycott 9

    If, as now seems likely, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and the 295 people on board were casualties of war, then this is tragically not the first time. But it should be the last. One outcome of this crash will likely be scrutiny of who determines and governs those airspace routes that are deemed unsafe for commercial airliners....More
  • Jul 17, 2014
    blog

    MH17: The unthinkable happens 1

    The entire air transport industry as well as the traveling public is in shock today as we come to terms with the second catastrophic loss of a Boeing 777, one of aviation’s most revered, safe and reliable aircraft....More
  • Jul 16, 2014
    blog

    Farnborough Airshow: Re-engining trend gains momentum

    Rolls-Royce president-civil large engines Eric Schulz: “The re-engine has become an important element of the future [airline] business.”...More
  • Jul 14, 2014
    blog

    Cheers Farnborough!

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