Now Taking Off!

The Airlines Confidential podcast.
Hosted by Ben Baldanza,
former CEO Spirit Airlines
Chris Chiames,
30+ year airline/travel industry veteran.
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: From MRO Americas: Colby Harvey CEO of Rizse; Air France & KLM raising more capital; Are airlines being both bullish and pessimistic? Breeze changes course on structuring Flight Attendant position; A question about...

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This week: From MRO Americas an interview w/ Lydia Janow, Managing Dir. Events/Tradeshows Aviation Week; Our Roving Correspondent Chris Sloan reviews the 1st JetBlue A220 flight & The 1st Flight of Avelo Airlines; Summer capacity projections...

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This week: Southwest reports a profit due to government funding; Avelo Airlines debuts; Atlanta gets replaced as world’s busiest airport; Should the mask mandate be extended?; Listener comments, Fine or Whine? and shout-outs.

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