The Cranky Flier Interview
The Cranky Flier Interview #14: Korry Franke, 737 Captain

The Cranky Flier Interview #14: Korry Franke, 737 Captain

May 7, 2019

I'm doing things differently this time around.  There are no airline execs to be found, but instead I have a 737 Captain.  I talk to Korry about his book as well as his experience flying the 737... including the MAX.  

The Cranky Flier Interview #13: Janet Lamkin, United Airlines, President of California

The Cranky Flier Interview #13: Janet Lamkin, United Airlines, President of California

March 7, 2019

I sat with Janet Lamkin from United Airlines on February 28, 2019 after a ceremonial ground-breaking for the airline's new TechOps facility at Los Angeles International Airport.

The Cranky Flier Interview #12: American Airlines CEO Doug Parker
The Cranky Flier Interview #11: Hawaiian CEO Peter Ingram and VP RM/Network Brent Overbeek
The Cranky Flier Interview #10: SAS General Manager USA Max Knagge
The Cranky Flier Interview #9: Southwest Chief Revenue Officer Andrew Watterson
The Cranky Flier Interview #8: Those Who Made the Delta Move at LAX Happen
The Cranky Flier Interview #7: VivaColombia CEO William Shaw

The Cranky Flier Interview #7: VivaColombia CEO William Shaw

April 5, 2017

At long last, there's a new podcast.  I had a good talk with William Shaw, CEO of VivaColombia.  The airline has been growing quickly and it's opening its Peru operation next month.  

The Cranky Flier Interview #6: United CEO Oscar Munoz - Part 2

The Cranky Flier Interview #6: United CEO Oscar Munoz - Part 2

December 19, 2016

In part 2 of my interview with United CEO Oscar Munoz, we dig into how he went about building his new management team.  We also touch on Basic Economy and the operation at the end.

The Cranky Flier Interview #5: United CEO Oscar Munoz - Part 1

The Cranky Flier Interview #5: United CEO Oscar Munoz - Part 1

December 11, 2016

I sat with United CEO Oscar Munoz last month in Los Angeles.  In part 1, we talk about how he got the job, and a variety of other things.