What we’re reading: Guide to in-flight Wi-Fi, Virgin America starts service from DAL, AA-US merger cleared
What we’re reading: Virgin America is best in US, Delta FAs to use phablets, AA’s new business class
What we’re reading: Virgin America Love Field gates, UA limits carry-on, fish strike interrupts takeoff
What we’re reading: Virgin America’s in-flight social network, Hawaiian to launch Ohana, Virgin Atlantic using Google Glass
What we’re reading: Qantas to cut 1000 jobs, easy ski vacation ideas, Christmas in Las Vegas, Southwest, Virgin America to buy LaGuardia slots
Qantas cuts 1000 jobs, mulls future of Jetstar and frequent flyers
Qantas will cut 1000 jobs and will consider selling Jetstar, its low-cost subsidiary as well as its frequent flyer program.
After pleading over the last two weeks for financial assistance from the federal government, Qantas said in a profit warning on Thursday that the ”challenges we now face are immense.”
The airline will step up cost savings over the next three years, stripping out $2 billion.
What we’re reading: Airlines comment on AA/US merger, LAX & ORD predicted to be busiest on Thanksgiving, Freedom Tower is America’s tallest
What we’re reading: Virgin America’s safety video, kid-friendly Vegas, new hotel-casino in downtown Vegas
What we’re reading: SWA changes Rapid Rewards, most dishonest cities, Virgin America voted best US airline
We’ve all been on bumpy flights. And, most frequent fliers have at least one flight memory of a trip that went beyond bumpy.
But short of anything involving an actual emergency landing, this friend’s Virgin America story is one of the scariest I’ve heard.