Episode 29: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 29: Some International Flights Returns to Houston; United starts a chain of consumer-friendly changes for its passengers and More

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 29

In this episode:

Airlines

  • International service from Houston is increasing starting the second week in September 2020
    • Houston to:
      • Amsterdam, Netherlands – KLM and United
      • Doha, Qatar – Qatar Airlines
      • Dubai, UAE – Emirates
      • Frankfurt, Germany – Lufthansa and United
      • Istanbul, Turkey – Turkish Airlines
      • Paris, France – Air France
      • Sao Paolo, Brazil – United
      • Taipei, Taiwan – EVA Air
      • Mexico – Aeromexico, United, Viva Aerobus
  • United starts a chain of consumer-friendly changes for its passengers
  • American shifts strategy a la United (and Delta) planning for the 737-8 return
  • American re-imagines its Basic Economy offering
  • Southwest ups the ante in Miami and California
  • Virgin Atlantic now offers free COVID19 insurance to its travellers
  • Virgin Australia is emerging from bankruptcy 
  • VS close to getting out of bankruptcy 
  • Fly Dubai covid-19 coverage 
  • Air France’s electric performance on the ramp gains ground
  • What will Ecuatoriana and PanAm possibly have in common?
  • Thai International follows Air Asia’s lead with a new revenue stream
  • A Ukraine International passenger proves cluelessness is worldwide

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