Why big airlines want used jets. And other links from the week.


Happy Wednesday, everyone. Here are some of the aviation-related stories I have enjoyed this week.

Lots of airlines, including Delta and Southwest, are seeking used jets. Why? Bloomberg tries to answer that question. 

Have you heard of PSA Airlines? It's a feeder airline owned by American Airlines, and it's doing well, according to Ted Reed of The Street. 

A Utah man was charged with hacking United's website and stealing travel vouchers. Deseret News

People love airlines, according to a recent J.D. Power survey. Which U.S. airlines have scored the best? Find out in Fortune. 

The U.S. is getting another unusual China route. This time it's Xiamen Airlines, which will fly Seattle-Shenzhen. Seattle Times. 

Is there a regional airline pilot shortage? Yes, the Charlotte Observer says. 

Southwest rewards frequent fliers with more than other airlines, the Wall Street Journal says (subscription required.)