A small nugget in a recent story about the Boeing 737 MAX has me wondering if Boeing made significant financial promises to airlines in regards to the training requirements on the MAX.
Two stories about Hong Kong this morning captured my attention. First, one of the largest airports in the world was shut down due to a massive peaceful protest. Maybe even more surprisingly, China pressured Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s flagship airline, to feed information to the Chinese about employees protesting, as well as barring them from flights to or above China.
Hyatt has released a new app that allows you to request a digital key, stream content to your hotel TV using Chromecast and request items from hotel staff. You can also earn a 500 point bonus for new bookings for a limited time.
A recent opinion piece about trouble with the airlines has me wondering how much customers are responsible for the current state of aviation. Should we demand more? What would that look like? Or, are we just cogs on a wheel we’re helpless to turn?
Airlines want their most premium customers to feel very comfortable in airline lounges. They want to feel like they’re at home. But, can some passengers take that too far? Of course they can. Did they?