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As Demand Lags, Air France Warns of ‘Deteriorating Environment’

As Demand Lags, Air France Warns of ‘Deteriorating Environment’

Andrea Rothman and Richard Weiss , Bloomberg

Expect fares to fall on Air France, which will need to do everything it can in the short term to fill its seats.

2 years ago

Following Tragedy in Nice, France, EasyJet, Marriott Waive Their Fees

Following Tragedy in Nice, France, EasyJet, Marriott Waive Their Fees

Dalia Fahmy and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

2 years ago

Starwood Begins Managing Its First Hotel in Havana, Cuba

Starwood Begins Managing Its First Hotel in Havana, Cuba

Associated Press

While we think Starwood is a leader in guest experience in so many ways, you don't have to raise the bar too high to improve on a hotel run by the military.

2 years ago

Would Lowering the $85 PreCheck Price Get More People to Sign Up?

Would Lowering the $85 PreCheck Price Get More People to Sign Up?

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We suspect the requirement to enroll in person — possibly after a wait of weeks — may be a greater barrier to entry than the $85 fee.

2 years ago

Tracing the Path of EgyptAir Flight 804 in Days Before Crash

Tracing the Path of EgyptAir Flight 804 in Days Before Crash

Associated Press

2 years ago

Belgium’s Prime Minister Does Not Appreciate a KLM Offer of Free Train Rides from Brussels

Belgium’s Prime Minister Does Not Appreciate a KLM Offer of Free Train Rides from Brussels

James G. Neuger, Bloomberg

Offering free train tickets out of Brussels is fine, but making it part of a publicity campaign — especially now — seems more than a little insensitive.

2 years ago

Virgin Galactic Team Returns to Spaceport America to Test New Tourism Space Ship

Virgin Galactic Team Returns to Spaceport America to Test New Tourism Space Ship

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press

It's been nearly two years since the tragic accident involving an older version of SpaceShipTwo but the Virgin Galactic Team is back in New Mexico for the first time since, testing out its new aircraft.

2 years ago

Rhode Island Tourism Chief Resigns Over Botched Campaign Debut

Rhode Island Tourism Chief Resigns Over Botched Campaign Debut

Jennifer Mcdermott and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press

The response to the rollout demonstrated the sad state of Rhode Island's leadership. Side note: We like the new logo.

2 years ago

Atlanta’s Airport May Have Leverage to Force Better Uber Driver Screening

Atlanta’s Airport May Have Leverage to Force Better Uber Driver Screening

Jeff Martin, Associates Press

When it comes to security checks, Uber sees any form of friction as a threat to smooth operations. Even when that friction could improve the safety for riders.

2 years ago

Brussels Airport Attack Is Rare Breach in Aviation Security

Brussels Airport Attack Is Rare Breach in Aviation Security

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

2 years ago

Uber Makes It Possible for Some Drivers to Be Paid Instantly

Uber Makes It Possible for Some Drivers to Be Paid Instantly

Ken Sweet, Associated Press

Smart, easy move by Uber to help out drivers. More on-demand economy companies should follow suit.

2 years ago

JetSmarter Is the Latest On-Demand Private Jet Company to Raise Millions

JetSmarter Is the Latest On-Demand Private Jet Company to Raise Millions

Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg

Like the other Uber-of-the-air companies that have come before, JetSmarter may find that it has overestimated the market for people who will buy private jet flights like this.

2 years ago