United Airlines continues to cut their Polaris business class service. Maybe they believe customers won’t pay a premium for the extra service. Delta and American have generally been adding benefits, improving their core product. Are they both wrong? Heck, United’s Scott Kirby was a big part of the team that started rolling out Flagship lounges and dining at American. Maybe everyone else is wrong. Or, maybe United’s customers don’t want to pay more for the same shade of lipstick on an older pig.
I’m at Web Summit this week in Dublin, and I ran into some info about Aer Lingus that made me reconsider them as an alternative to British Airways and Lufthansa for flights from the East Coast to Europe. As an aside, Web Summit is about the craziest and most interesting conference I’ve attended, all at the same time. First, Aer Lingus announced that they’ll be flying DUB-IAD starting next year. They’ll be flying the DUB-IAD route with either an A330-200 or A330-300, depending on demand. But, according to the folks […]