Episode 49: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 49     Airlines 2:30 - Could aircraft cleaning technology get even more rigorous?  Delta thinks so 8:51 - The Boeing 777 leaves Delta Air Lines this week - DL8777 making its last commercial flight 11:42 - Lithuania’s Heston Aviation decides Europe needs yet another new airline 16:09 -...

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Episode 48: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 48     Airports 1:30 - An easyJet A320 makes history in Germany as Berlin-Brandenburg Airport opens finally. U23110 as it flew across the city from Berlin-Tegel to Berlin-Brandenburg. 13:32 - LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has free covid-19 testing  14:33 - United launches free COVID-19 testing but… 16:54 - United ...

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Episode 47: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 47       This week is a very special episode as we talk with our friend and ex-colleague at Continental Airlines/United, now President of Canada-based, Swoop, Charles Duncan. When Swoop first started, I also wrote an article introducing Swoop. Introduction Charles Duncan joined WestJet in June of 2017...

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Episode 46: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 46     Airlines 1:35 - Jet Airways 2.0 – fact or fiction? 6:36 - Singapore Airlines restarts SIN-NYC.  With a difference 13:36 - Singapore Airlines debuts its hugely successful [email protected] 380 concept 20:31 - Cathay Pacific restructures dramatically in a bid for long-term solvency 28:57 - Virgin Australia...

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Episode 45: What's Happening in Travel large

Episode 45     Airlines Fly like a VIP on Air Canada this winter U.S. airlines report their 3Q20 statistics American Airlines offers a unique means to boost customer confidence in the troubled 737 Max KLM quietly retires its last two Boeing 747s Is Italy’s new EGO Airways now in...

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Episode 44: What's Happening in Travel large

Episode 44     Airlines 1:48 - JAL’s budget carrier Zipair starts passenger operations in a forgettable way 7:29 - Malaysian Airlines fights for its very survival.  Again 13:04 - United plans an aggressive strategy for New York’s JFK service 16:42 - Southwest brings more competitive pressure to American and...

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Episode 43: What's Happening in Travel large

Episode 43     Airlines 1:44 - Italy’s beleaguered Alitalia has an official new name.  Only it really doesn’t 7:34 - Say hello to Italy’s newest airline – EGO Airways 13:34 - Wizz Air brings the low-cost flight to Norwegian’s home market 19:08 - Aegean gets a feisty new old...

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Episode 42: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 42     Airlines 2:29 - LCC SpiceJet joins the crowd of airlines entering LHR from BOM and DEL 7:55 - Qatar announces flights to SFO. Finally 12:54 - Could South African Airways be pronounced Ethiopian Airlines? Aircraft  17:50 - Airbus announces an ACJ version of its A220 aircraft...

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Episode 41: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 41     In this episode: Aircraft What's happening with the 737-7/8/9, Boeing and Alaska making a deal Qantas is flying the 787 flight for about 7 hours around Australia took off Asiana had an A380 flight over South Korea and will add two more Etihad losing the A380 British...

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Episode 40: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 40       In this episode: Aircraft 1:23 - Boeing’s revolutionary but beleaguered 787 has more technical problems 6:08 - Boeing to consolidate 787 production in South Carolina 9:27 - Boeing searches for customers for its unwanted, already built 737 Max 13:26 - Australia’s aircraft storage facility in...

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