Articles by Colin Nagy

Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop Ban

Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop Ban

Colin Nagy, Skift

Many industry insiders are surprised the U.S. electronics ban includes flights from Dubai, Doha, and Abu Dhabi. Is there a valid security concern for adding those airports? Or could something more sinister be taking place?

6 days ago

6 Things To Watch at Middle Eastern Carriers as They Cut Services

6 Things To Watch at Middle Eastern Carriers as They Cut Services

Colin Nagy, Skift

One of the last bastions of true hospitality in the air is going through some belt tightening.

3 weeks ago

5 Missed Opportunities for Better In-Flight Entertainment

5 Missed Opportunities for Better In-Flight Entertainment

Colin Nagy, Skift

Compared to a decade ago in-flight entertainment is in a great place. Here's how to make it so much better.

4 weeks ago

Monocle Founder on Design Inspiration and What’s Missing From Today’s Travel Ecosystem

Monocle Founder on Design Inspiration and What’s Missing From Today’s Travel Ecosystem

Colin Nagy, Skift

Attention to detail has done wonders for Monocle and its sister-brand studio over the last decade. The travel industry could learn from it.

1 month ago

What’s Behind Air Canada’s New Look and New Branding

What’s Behind Air Canada’s New Look and New Branding

Colin Nagy, Skift

Air Canada is taking a page out of the past to make a larger statement about its role in aviation in modern times.

1 month ago

Why It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Boeing’s Iconic 747

Why It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Boeing’s Iconic 747

Colin Nagy, Skift

An icon of the skies draws closer to retirement.

2 months ago

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Colin Nagy, Skift

I can't think of a more delicious way to take a stand.

2 months ago

4 Apps and Services That Help Travelers Stay Safe on the Road

4 Apps and Services That Help Travelers Stay Safe on the Road

Colin Nagy, Skift

You don't need to be climbing Mt. Everest for it to be wise to take advantage of a few think-ahead travel services.

2 months ago

A Supertraveler’s Wish List for Travel in 2017 and Beyond

A Supertraveler’s Wish List for Travel in 2017 and Beyond

Colin Nagy, Skift

We don't need supersonic travel, robot butlers, or Alexa in every hotel room. Just a few upgrades to improve the experience overall.

3 months ago

A Celebration of the Brands That Cared in Airlines and Hospitality

A Celebration of the Brands That Cared in Airlines and Hospitality

Colin Nagy, Skift

For 2017, it is advisable to vote with your wallet, and support the airlines, hotels, and brands that are elevating experiences and not resting on their laurels or forgetting the vital human element of service.

3 months ago

Civility, Empathy and Simple Secrets to Better Travel

Civility, Empathy and Simple Secrets to Better Travel

Skift, Colin Nagy

As people take to the road for the holiday break, there’s a few rules that need to be called out and updated for the modern traveller and the hospitality provider alike.

3 months ago

Autonomous Transportation and the Future of Business Travel

Autonomous Transportation and the Future of Business Travel

Colin Nagy, Skift

Autonomy will have implications for short haul air travel. The question is when.

4 months ago