Lots of routes dropping in the coming months, thanks to crew shortages, shifting travel demand and maybe even fleet challenges. Another "mistake" fare scuttled and some talk about cabin density and how that translates to profits, too. Related Stories - ...

 

DLD 160: Not my GUM dropped buttons and more...



DLD 160: Not my GUM dropped buttons

Lots of routes dropping in the coming months, thanks to crew shortages, shifting travel demand and maybe even fleet challenges. Another “mistake” fare scuttled and some talk about cabin density and how that translates to profits, too.

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DLD 159: Stop being such a slacker

This week’s guest, Coleman Collins, is doing his best to make travel just a little bit healthier. But don’t worry; it is not an annoying “go to the gym more” spiel. There’s a lot more to it than that and plenty of opportunities to treat yourself better along the way.

We’ve also got the usual smattering of “normal” topics, including:

 
 
 

DLD 157: Long lines on the ground and in the air

Pittsburgh will soon let non-passengers through its TSA checkpoints to go to the Airmall or hang out with friends at the gate. Does that mean longer lines for regular passengers to?

In the air, Qantas wants to fly nonstop between London and Sydney, a travel time of over 20 hours en route. That’s a VERY long line in the sky. How tolerable would it be, especially in coach?

Why sell tickets with airlines that aren’t partners? A listener asks so we answer.

Southwest took delivery of its first 737 MAX 8; service launches on 1 October 2017.

Allegiant wants to run a hotel to help fill its flights to Florida. Brilliant or debacle?

 

 

 

 
 
   
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