Now Taking Off!

The Airlines Confidential Podcast.
Hosted by Ben Baldanza, former CEO Spirit Airlines
Scott McCartney, former WSJ columnist "The Middle Seat"

Top stories, discussion, listener questions, and passenger complaints.  The leading podcast reaching Airline/Travel CEOs, Industry Insiders, Frequent Flyers & Aviation Geeks.

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This week: John McDonald, Founder, Caeli Communications; DOJ suit to block JetBlue/Spirit merger & Scott McCartney provides context and price comparison details; JetBlue plans NYC-Paris service; Listener Q: Do some personality types fit better...

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This week: Atif Elkadi, CEO, Ontario International Airport; Forbes article follow-up: Ben’s “Airline Monopoly” analogy explored in detail; How Delta’s Pilots 34% wage hike will affect others; American updates family seating...

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This week: Josh Marks, CEO, Anuvu; AA Chairman Doug Parker steps down; United and Frontier change family seating procedures; Max crash victims case vs Boeing dismissed; Private industry sustainable fuel initiative-how impactful?; Significant summer...

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