business is littered with tales of woe – as we all know – but none I would
qualify quite so pathetic as
attempt to fly.
requirement for launching a new airline used to call for tall tales of chest
thumping money raising with fat backers. Easy millions, dahrlings, popped over
steaks and cigars served by large breasts. My, weren't those the days…
The raising of David Solloway's Jetlines is in
rather a limp state to date. This poor little runt is reduced to raiding
the neighbour's cookie jar and begging his family for handouts. He has high
hopes of collecting $3 million by spring – just a few shekels short of the $50
million needed to launch.
dahrling, there is no point in fumbling about the cockpit if the money is soft.
Not only do you create false expectations, frankly, I get a rash from
irresponsible airline starts.
can't capitalize your venture enough to buy planes, how can you expect us to
sell it when you do finally get it up? What happens when there's a tough season
… or, in your impecunious circumstances, a tough week? The last thing the
industry needs is another black eye from a bright eyed underperformer.