Seat Pitch Trigonometry...

The only people who complain about our seat pitch are those that don’t understand Trigonometry… Thromby Air – We Speak...

The Big Picture

We often hear pilots bleating about the direction of our company.  Well, it’s about time someone explained the big picture to them. Thromby Air – It Ain’t...

Maintaining Currency

Our Flight Training Department delivers cost-effective recurrent training to our pilots.   Thromby Air Flight Training – Maintaining...

#Boosters

At Thromby Air we know that some Social Media commentators can be bought.  Who needs rationality, clear thought and incisive fair minded analysis when recognition and free stuff is at stake?  Thromby Air – Everyone Has Their...

Random Departure Times...

Keeping passengers guessing about the departure time of their flight is an excellent way to maximise revenue — passengers who have missed their flight will then have to buy a short-notice (high price) ticket on a later flight.  Too easy! Thromby Air – Unpredictability Is A Virtue...

Asterisk Police

Despite the long and glorious history of the asterisk, occasionally airlines forget the rules of the game… Thromby Air – We Don’t Give A **** * – Asterisks still have to be explained… a fact that some airlines...

Passenger Convenience Fee...

New employees bring new ideas to help us spirit away our passengers’ cash… Thromby Air: Getting Into The...

Fresh Air Genius

When Robert E. Coli went on holidays he kicked an old kettle on the beach, and found a new and very talented employee… Thromby Air – Be Careful What You Wish...

Highway Robbery

Success in the Low Cost airline game requires special skills, for which we are always on the lookout… Thromby Air – Stick ‘Em...

Write Brothers

A rare archival photo shows the role of the media in aviation…   Thromby Air – Two Nongs Make A...

Fright Insurance

Insurance is all about fear.  Increasing your passengers’ fear and discomfort is an excellent way to increase our Flight Insurance ancillary revenues… Thromby Air – Flight AND...

Trough Lollies

At Thromby Air we know that maintaining good relationships with people in positions of power is all about “give and take.”  We give them some presents and they take their instructions. Thromby Air – Friend of The Gifted  ...

Thromby Aerodynamics

An airline like Thromby must have a sound understanding of the forces that keep planes moving through the...

Monkeynomics

There is a great deal of science involved in maximizing revenue extracted from our passengers.  To this end we conduct a range of tests on representative beasts… Thromby Air – We Are Not The Animals Monkeynomics, the study of similarities between humans and monkeys in their economic decision making, really does...

Need To Know Engineering...

Our engineers enjoy passing the benefits of their training to the younger generation… Thromby Air – Do You Need to Know?...

Tastes Like Check-In

We know that people will do just about anything to reduce their weight prior to our Pay By The Pound check-in procedure.  These people will be very hungry… do not miss the opportunity to sell them some expensive “food!” Thromby Air: The Industry’s Shortest Weighting...

Modern Management Strategy...

At the weekly management meeting CEO Robert E. Coli shares his old-school wisdom, outlining what was the latest in modern management strategy: “Rather than have the whole company working as a team, we will split the company into bits and ditch the worst performing part!  Absolute freaking genius, eh?” Thromby Air – Slicing the Pie in the...

Sales Holding Pattern...

Maximizing revenue extraction from our passengers is a team sport! Thromby Air – Pay Up or Hold ‘Till You’re...

Avoiding Baggage Fees...

We have determined that some cunning individuals are trying to avoid paying our baggage fees.  For example, the new “Weekend At Bernie’s” luggage range allows them to carry 150 pounds of belongings for the price of a seat.  This is unacceptable, and requires vigilance from check-in staff. Thromby Air – We’ll Treat Your Carcass Like...

Re: Payment

You must repay the money we have spent on your expensive training, and your repayments will be deducted from your salary.  Don’t worry… we’ll give you as many years as you need to pay us back for our generosity. Thromby Air – Servitude With A...