• The $41,000 flight from New York to Abu Dhabi that’s totally worth it
      • The $5 flight between Tampa and St. Petersburg that totally wasn’t
      • Imagine flying, but while listening to a chainsaw the whole way
      • Planes used to make 12 stops between New York and Los Angeles
      • The discovery in the bottom of a well that led to the dawn of the jet age
      • The largest building by volume in the world, and why it’s important
      • Imagine a plane whose wingspan is longer than the first flight (you don’t have to, it already exists, and has for a while)
      • How a Kennedy led the charge to make air travel accessible for all
      • The fierce air war that didn’t involve guns or fighter jets
      • How booze helped conquer the bourgeois
      • Who was the largest liquor distributor in the State of Texas in the 1970s?
      • The advantage that led to the AAdvantage
      • Could finding flights be more like Amazon or Uber?
      • How abandoned carts help fill planes
  • “If I can do one-click shopping for some item that I want to buy from Amazon within seconds and it's done. Why is it taking me hours to shop for air transportation and air travel?”

    Nawal Taneja, Author, 21st Century Airlines: Connecting the Dots

  • Guest list


      Russ Banham

      Is a corporate historian who wrote Higher: 100 Years of Boeing and a journalist who's contributed to Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Time and The Economist. 


      Robert Crandall

      Is the former president and chairman of American Airlines. He is now retired. 


      Kevin Freiberg

      Is a bestselling author and thought leader. He is the co-author of Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success.


      Tom Petzinger

      Is the author of Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos. He was a long time Wall Street Journal reporter and editor and now works as a biotech entrepreneur.


      Nawal Taneja

      Is the author of Airline Industry: Poised for Disruptive Innovation?  And 21st Century Airlines: Connecting the Dots. He is an airline business strategist and emeritus aviation professor at Ohio State University. 

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