Breaking Airline News
A compilation of some of the leading airline news stories for the week of March 19, 2018. Click on title to read entire story.
Southwest Airlines Moves Closer To Offering Flights To Hawaii
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has been teasing plans to start service to Hawaii for almost six months now without releasing many details for when and how the plan is going to come together.
United Airlines Employees Speak Out About the State Of the Airline (They’re Not Happy)
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. It’s not been a good week for United Airlines.
Airlines propose long list of rules to kill or revise as part of Trump deregulation initiative
Among the rules American Airlines and other carriers are targeting is one that gives passengers 24 hours after booking a flight the right to cancel and get a full refund.
– LA Times
And Then Warren Buffett’s Like, ‘Wait, What If I Just Buy Southwest Airlines?’
Think of it: Southwest Airlines, owned outright by Warren Buffett (or more precisely, by Berkshire Hathaway).
‘A different kind of airline’ touches down in Richmond
Spirit Airlines Inc. knows that it’s a “different kind of airline,” said Mark Kopczak, the ultralow-cost carrier’s vice president, network planning.
– Richmond Times-Dispatch