Airlines

The Price is Right: How Airfare Works

January 28, 2019 Peter Biondi

Often we see passengers surprised with the fact that they are paying $700 for a 7 hours international flight and $500 for a 2 hours domestic flight. The average buyer tries to reason that an

Airlines

An Outlook for the Brazilian Aviation Industry

January 19, 2019 Peter Biondi

The year in Brazil started with a new government promising significant changes in the way the country does business, including fighting criminality, restructuring government spending and promoting liberalism. In addition to potentially reforming the country,

Opinions

Opinion: When the Customer is Wrong

January 11, 2019 Peter Biondi

Two days ago, someone sent me a video of a woman screaming at a JetBlue gate agent at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Although I’m a journalist, I’m also a former airline agent and have been

Planes

The New Wave of Long Haul, Single Aisle Competition

October 23, 2018 Peter Biondi

The airline industry is always looking for improvement, and every few years international agreements, new safety and operational rules, and technological advancements result in challenging competition. The reliability of the Boeing 767 and the ETOPS