It Appears Marriott Is Trying Very Hard Not To Piss Off China Right Now

After having their website shut down by the Chinese government, Marriott is removing banned books from their hotels and self-reporting to the Chinese government. They’re also publicly broadcasting personnel they’ve fired over incidents involving these perceived disrespectful actions.

Well Played? It Appears Bombardier Found A Way To Beat Boeing And The US Government

I’ll admit, I somehow missed that Airbus and Bombardier talked about a tie-up on the C Series a couple years ago. That would have made yesterday’s announcement a bit less surprising to me. I can’t tell if Boeing saw this coming. And, I can’t really say what’s going to happen next.

The Head Of The Association Of Professional Flight Attendants Must Think Their Members Are Ignorant

For quite a few years now, the Big 3 US airlines and their main lobbying group, Airlines for America, have had a serious problem with the Gulf carriers.  Specifically, they believe Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are receiving sizable subsidies from their respective governments.  They believe this creates a lopsided playing field that US airlines can’t compete on.  The unions of the airlines believe this costs them jobs.  Yesterday we learned Qatar Airways intends to purchase a 10% stake in American Airlines, a publicly held company.  It took many folks […]