Episode 54: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 54: Delta Air Lines bucks the current trend and extends middle seat blocking; Delta tests curb-to-gate biometric experience at Detroit

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 54

 

Airlines

  • 1:59 – Delta Airlines bucks the current trend and extends middle seat blocking
    • The Delta tag line is “Keep Climbing”
  • 5:13 – Delta tests curb-to-gate biometric experience at Detroit
  • 12:59 – Delta and WestJet part ways in their proposed joint venture
  • 21:26 – jetBlue to provide free COVID testing at JFK T5 and
  • 26:02 – jetBlue gets slots at London airports
  • 29:25 – Ready for PLAY, i.e. WOW Air version 2.0?
  • 34:12 – MOM Air – a smart Icelandic idea or cynical experiment in human gullibility
  • 46:42 – The Lufthansa Group joins the buy-on-board set
  • 51:22 – The much anticipated Hong Kong Singapore air travel bubble gets a bit deflated
  • 56:50 – Speed dating going nowhere, for Taiwanese citizens only.  Yes, that’s a thing now
  • 1:02:42 – Will South Korea’s Asiana Airlines be the first large airline domino to fall during COVID?
  • 1:08:43 – Happy 100th birthday, Qantas!