A Swift Air Boeing 737-400 in the Fyre Festival special livery. (Photo: John Klos [CC BY-SA 2.0 (])

How the Fyre Festival Burned Swift Air

On the week of Jan. 14, 2019, two documentaries by streaming companies Netflix and Hulu were released and the companies would outline the events of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas. Both Fyre Fraud and Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened would dive deep into social media influences that would drive people to spends thousands of dollars on what ended up being a tropical nightmare. For those unfamiliar with the Fyre Festival, the event was created by Billy McFarland…

Swift Air to Acquire Eastern Airlines

In a leaked internal email, it was revealed that Phoenix-based Swift Air will purchase Miami-based Eastern Airlines. The email was sent Friday morning to Eastern employees from Eastern CEO, James Tolzien. It appears that the deal will be completed by the end of August and will see the Eastern brand…