News and notes from around the interweb:
- Frank Lorenzo supports Oscar Munoz against Gordon Bethune and United’s activist shareholders. That may not augur well for Munoz.
Meanwhile the activist investors are criticizing Munoz’s signing bonus, though the seems to ignore the history of how he became CEO — he was on a path to lead CSX and had to be persuaded to take the job when Jeff Smisek was pushed out amidst a cloud of corruption.
- Malaysian budget airline Firefly is apologizing “for sexist adverts that used women’s buttocks to sell cheap flights”
- Why Indian airlines are using big planes on short routes
- “Rusty Jets on Tarmac Show India Beer Baron’s Fallen Empire”
- In January a Brazilian airport had to halt operations because of a dog running loose on the runway: