USAirways and the 'so what' question

What is really fascinating is that a potential new major reorganization at USAirways just barely makes it into the news cycle here any longer.  Maybe that makes sense given the number of flights left here, but I bet there would be ramifications no matter. It is also a real change from the past when, as with US . . . → Read More: USAirways and the ’so what’ question

Delta Airlines Sucks And Teaches Scottevest Some Austrian Economics

What is absolutely required during an interaction with Customs? … Like muscles as you flex your rights they become stronger; so use them or lose them.

This article is mainly just some very helpful hints with some slight economic analysis. Being an entrepreneur who enjoys creating wealth and building from scratch I . . . → Read More: Delta Airlines Sucks And Teaches Scottevest Some Austrian Economics

Black Swan Flight 10 Is Arriving At Gate B5

“Black Swan flight 10 is arriving at gate B5.” One of my friends works for United Arab Emirates Airlines and has been stranded in a European airport for the weekend because of the volcanic ash from Eyjafjallajokull. According to Eurocontrol about 80% of normal flights have been cancelled. This is a visual representation of . . . → Read More: Black Swan Flight 10 Is Arriving At Gate B5

Making Lemonade: The Travel Industry’s Attempts to Capitalize on Economic Woes

We’ve all heard the old saw, when you’re given lemons, make lemonade. The travel industry is no doubt attempting to do just that, given the current economic woes and high gas prices. The Smith Travel Research Global is reporting hotel occupancy rates are down 3.9% to 66.7% for the first half of 2008 in . . . → Read More: Making Lemonade: The Travel Industry’s Attempts to Capitalize on Economic Woes

Travelers Head for Cheaper Destinations Abroad

Europe has long been a favored travel destination for American travelers. In spite of the dollar’s downward spiral, Americans continue to flock to Italy, the UK, Germany and a few other favorites. As the dollar passes the $1.56 mark against the euro (remember the days when they were essentially equal?), travel has been only . . . → Read More: Travelers Head for Cheaper Destinations Abroad

Home Exchanges: How One Group of Vacationers Are Coping with Rising Travel Costs

Exploding gas prices, a housing burst and the shaky state of the stock market have all combined to create a tenuous economy that has already had a direct impact on travelers and vacationers in the U.S. In addition to the weak dollar with respect to the euro, the cost of flying across the pond . . . → Read More: Home Exchanges: How One Group of Vacationers Are Coping with Rising Travel Costs