Articles tagged “lukas johnson”

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Selects Salt Lake City as Headquarters for New Airline

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Selects Salt Lake City as Headquarters for New Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

Utah has always been a fine place to base a regional airline. But it's an unusual spot to build what is almost certainly going to be a nationwide carrier. But with technology, founder David Neeleman is betting that where an airline is headquartered no longer matters.

2 months ago

The Secret to David Neeleman’s New U.S. Startup? The Airplane.

The Secret to David Neeleman’s New U.S. Startup? The Airplane.

Brian Sumers, Skift

Network planners often salivate over new-generation aircraft, and with good reason. New technology allows airlines to profitably fly routes that might not have worked in the past.

1 year ago

David Neeleman Taps Ex-Allegiant Air Exec for Top Strategy Role at His New Airline

David Neeleman Taps Ex-Allegiant Air Exec for Top Strategy Role at His New Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

Former Allegiant Air executive Lukas Johnson has a reputation for choosing winning routes no other airlines have tried. That should make him an excellent choice for David Neeleman's new airline.

1 year ago