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Southwest Not In A Hurry To Get The MAX In Service

Southwest Not In A Hurry To Get The MAX In Service

Other airlines are keen to get their 737 MAX fleet up in the air, but Southwest seems more at ease. Odd, since they are the largest 737 operator in the world. But there is a crucial factor that may explain their approach. Even before the FAA ungrounded the MAX,...
(Re)Introducing The 737 MAX To The Public

(Re)Introducing The 737 MAX To The Public

We have seen flights to nowhere, we have also seen airport experiences with passengers boarding aircraft and then deplaneing. Those were ideas airlines had, in order to put their stranded fleets to some use. Now American Airlines comes up with a different non-flying...
Cabin Retrofits: Easier During A Pandemic?

Cabin Retrofits: Easier During A Pandemic?

The negative news is inevitable in such a dramatic shake-up, but it doesn’t mean we have to sit back and observe passively at events. Airlines are using their downtime to take care of some loose ends, including cabin retrofits, as out of place as such a move might...
(Free?) Covid-19 Tests for Airline Passengers

(Free?) Covid-19 Tests for Airline Passengers

In some countries, Covid-19 tests of various types are offered to passengers at airports either for free or a reduced fee. Many feel that the key to a return in passenger numbers resembling some kind of normality, depends on instilling confidence to the public. The...
Innovating through the pandemic?

Innovating through the pandemic?

Necessity breeds innovation, the saying goes. Our lives have already been impacted in various ways in the last few months, stopping us from doing certain things and changing the way we do others. And in other ways, it may even help in expanding some ideas that...