Airways Podcast

Welcome to the Airways Podcast, the digital audio extension of one of the world's leading aviation publications, Airways ( Hosted by Vinay Bhaskara (@TheABVInay), Rohan Anand (@rohanaanand), the podcast is a weekly deep-dive into three or four important aviation stories or trends.
RSS Feed
Airways Podcast



All Episodes
Now displaying: Page 3
Aug 2, 2016
Airways Sr. Business Analyst Vinay Bhaskara and Columnist Rohan Anand continue coverage of Q2 earnings for US airlines and dive into international markets tied to the US, discussing American’s Q2 earnings (0:50), American’s A350 deferral (9:29), JetBlue’s Q2 earnings and the prospects of the A321neo (17:35), US - Mexico Open Skies (28:00), the US declines to adjust open skies with Middle Eastern countries (37:42), should United dehub Washington Dulles and Los Angeles, and our weekly short takes (1:03:48).
Jul 26, 2016
Airways Sr. Business Analyst Vinay Bhaskara and Columnists Rohan Anand and Alex McIntyre do a deep dive into Q2 earnings for US airlines, discussing the following topics:
  • Delta’s Q2 earnings (1:05)
  • United’s Q2 earnings (8:09)
  • The parallels between United and Boeing (14:05)
  • The first official Airways Podcast bet (16:59)
    • Vinay bet Rohan that United would close it’s margin gap to Delta and American by 30% within 2 years (i.e. Q2 of 2018)
    • If Vinay wins the bet, Rohan has to fly two legs with United wearing a t-shirt that says “I love Jeff Smisek”
    • If Rohan wins the bet, Vinay has to fly 8 hours of Spirit in last row economy. 
  • Southwest’s Q2 earnings (20:05)
  • Ranting about PRASM and investor focus on the metric (21:32)
  • Alaska and Hawaiian Earnings (35:40)
  • Alaska’s new routes from Newark (37:52)
  • JetBlue Plans Re-Entry to the Atlanta Market (42:08)
  • Hawaiian’s route network shift (45:34)
  • The DOT’s daytime slots for Tokyo Haneda routes for US carriers (48:22)
  • Our weekly short takes (54:50)
Jul 14, 2016

In Episode 4 of the Airways Podcast Vinay Bhaskara, Rohan Anand and Enrique Perella recap the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow and cover key news stories like AirAsia's order for 100 Airbus A321neos, the growth of secondary airports in China, and Boeing's approach to the Middle of Market (MOM). 

Jul 8, 2016

In Episode 3 of the Airways Podcast Vinay Bhaskara, Rohan Anand tackle the terror attack in Istanbul, the implications of Brexit, developments from Southeast Asian carriers planning new routes to the US, changes in Brazil's rules on foreign ownership of its airlines, and Iran's potential order for Boeing airplanes.

Jun 29, 2016

In Episode 2 of the Airways Podcast, Vinay Bhaskara, Rohan Anand, and Alex McIntyre open the show by discussing the battle between Norwegian Air Shuttle and US airlines and their workers. We also cover United Airlines' new plan to add $3.1 billion in profits by 2018 and recent moves by ULCCs Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines to improve customer service and invest in their product. Then the episode wraps up with a discussion of India's newly liberalized civil aviation policy.

Jun 21, 2016

In Episode 1 of the Airways Podcast, Vinay Bhaskara, Rohan Anand, Chris Sloan, and Austin Speaker tackle the Bombardier CSeries, United Airlines' new business class, and the coveted daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

« Previous 1 2 3