Here are several other articles from around the travel web that I think you may find interesting:
Boeing Seeking $10 Billion In Loans In Wake Of 737 Max Fiasco – Miles to Memories
This is a preemptive move, but still telling of how hard the 737MAX debacle has cost Boeing. The have sufficient liquidity for the moment. But when they’re supposed to be delivering a good number of planes every month and aren’t, I’m not surprised the finances are in a pickle.
IS SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE? – The Independent
This isn’t one of the airlines I highlighted that may be going under this year, but South African Airways is in a rough spot as well. The airline has performed abysmally for years, and with an aging, uneconomical fleet, they really have nowhere to go and no way to reinvent themselves. These last-minute flight cancellations could be foreboding of a full-scale cutback and/or collapse.
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT BUNNY FLIES BUSINESS CLASS ON UNITED… – Live and Let’s Fly
I ignored this story on the first go-round, as I really can’t stand emotional support animals and the abuse of the whole ESA system. But it has been circling the internet. I do have to say the photo of a rabbit in a bow tie nibbling on a croissant is pretty cute (and hysterical).
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