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  1. The 737 MAX story is astounding. American didn’t know about the system either. I think this has been underreported as to the profound effect it could have on Boeing.

  2. It seems odd to me that the unrelated issues with the airspeed indicators on some aircraft can freeze up and cause aborted take off events came about in the same year or so. I don’t much about all this but just seems interesting timing. Oh and stop shooting at aircraft Gary.

  3. I hope premium economy is a massive flop. Nobody asked for it but somehow airlines think it’s the future. All it really is is a devaluation of business class so that international business class becomes as bad as domestic first class while international first class is devalued to international business class. Nobody in their right mind would pay extra for a non flat domestic first class seat for long haul international. It’s going to be a huge failure.

  4. SQ cannot fill their premium economy because their price to service level ratio seems way off. Compared to other airlines’ premium economy, SQ offering seems to leave a lot to desire for.

    Looks like I cannot post URLs. Goggle “Australian Frequent Flyer and SQ premium economy” and click on “SQ Premium Economy Food & Service”.

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