American Cuts Routes at Charlotte, More Airport Meltdowns, Air India’s Historic Plane Order?

June 21, 2022

American Airlines is cutting routes in Charlotte because not everything under the sun is rebounding. Speaking of a rebound...it AIN'T less cancelled flights...they're just getting worse...just ask London Heathrow and Dallas. Not to worry, there will be a new list of airport disasters tomorrow? Speaking of disasters, Air India seems on the verge of ordering a record 300 Airbus and Boeing planes at a cool cost of 40 BIL. For an airline that was near collapse not long ago...hey: what could go wrong?

American Airlines is cutting three routes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT): Alexandria Airport-AEX (Louisiana), El Paso International Airport (ELP) and Sioux Falls, South Dakota (FSD). Weak customer demand is given as the reason.

According to reports, Air India is in discussions with both Airbus and Boeing to place an order for what would be the largest commercial aircraft purchase ever...around $40 billion US. The order would be for approximately 300 planes.

The meltdown continues at London Heathrow Airport on Monday as more than 15,000 flyers are dealing with hours-long waits to retrieve baggage amid ongoing staff shortages.

Qatar Airways reported all-time record profits of $1.5 billion in the '21-22' financial year. While this is great news (and encouraging) no one seems to want to admit it was achieved on the back of massive government stimulus.

A WFAA article asked the now inane question 'Why is DFW seeing so many delays and canceled flights?' It's like people don't know by know what's causing it...

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is one of the most recent facilities to install 'Smart Glass' in its new concourse in Terminal 4...which will adjust to lighting conditions and save on energy costs. 

Arizona lawmakers have green-lighted $18 million in state funds for runway upgrades for Tucson International Airport...in addition to the existing $31 million earmarked for the field.

Ross Aviation has been certified as a 'Green Aviation Business' by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) for its Scottsdale Airport location.

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