Another one, no wait, two bite the dust

As I wrote about earlier this week, we’ve seen several airlines bow out in the past 2 weeks. They were all US domestic carriers though. Then this week Oasis Hong Kong Airlines, a low-cost, international long haul carrier, went bust. While it wasn’t entirely surprising to see an international LCC (low cost carrier) go under […]

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Aloha to the airlines

Aloha means many things including hello and unfortunately for airlines goodbye. The last 10 days have seemed like the beginning of a huge crash in the US airline market. First Aloha Airlines declared bankruptcy and ceased operations. Then ATA went out of business impacting not only its own passengers, but also those of code share […]

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Baggage charges spreading

Last month I wrote about US Air and United charging for second checked bags and now Delta and Northwest have announed they will be doing it too. American has filed with Canadian regulators to charge it as well, but hasn’t yet formally announced the change. Meanwhile China Airlines still allows 2 free checked bags, but […]

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