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What we’re reading: Passengers injured on turbulent flight, Florida Express Jet may take to the skies in March, Alaska Air’s FAs reject tentative agreement

Passengers injured on turbulent flight, Florida Express Jet may take to the skies in March, Alaska Air's FAs reject tentative agreement

What we’re reading: Alaska Air takes on SLC, Christmas on the estate, building a better LaGuardia

Alaska Air takes on SLC, Christmas on the estate, building a better LaGuardia

What we’re reading: F-15s escort Alaska Air flight, Ryanair explains one bag rule, tips for short vacations

F-15s escorts Alaska Air flight, Ryanair explains one bag rule, tips for short vacations

What we’re reading: American Airlines will consider merger, Alaska Airlines isn’t interested in merger, DreamWorks theme park planned

American Airlines CEO says they will now consider a merger

In a letter to his employees, American Airlines CEO says that the company is open to consider, among other options, a merger.
“It now makes sense to carefully evaluate a range of strategic options, including potential mergers,” which “could make the new American even stronger,” Horton said in a letter to employees. He said the company, working with its creditors, will soon reach out to “interested parties.”

What we’re reading: Alaska Air announces new partner, Caesars Palace seeks funding, new Las Vegas airline

Alaska Air announces new partner — SkyWest, Caesars Palace seeks funding for new tower, new Las Vegas airline to add new flavor to Vegas' JFK route

What we’re reading: Project Sunshine, rats on planes, replacing the 737

Project Sunshine for new cruise ship, rat problem on Alaska plane, Boeing planning on replacing the 737

What we’re reading: Horizon Air goes regional, Qantas grounds Q400s, SWA FAs don’t mind the 737-800s

Horizon Air changes business model, Qantas grounds Q400s, Southwest Airline FAs don't mind the 737-800s

What we’re reading: Pilot saw eagle coming at jet, passengers sue over removal, Southwest CEO cautious

Pilot saw eagle coming at jet, airline passengers sue over FA's decision, Southwest CEO cautious about the future

What we’re reading: JAL to seek $550 million from Delta, Air France, US-bound flight grounded after prank, Alaska offers mystery discounts, Fantasyland to get facelift

Struggling Japan Airlines is seeking an infusion of $550 million from Delta as well as several billion Yen from Air France-KLM.
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How long will your airline be around?

Forbes had an interesting diagnosis the other day of what ails the airline industry based on financial disclosures. The article featured an insightful prognostication by independent airline analysis Robert Herbst of airlinefinancials.com of which airlines might be around nine months from now.