Articles tagged “a4a”

TripAdvisor and Industry Groups Are Optimistic About Europe, Despite Travel Alert

Only a small percentage of Americans generally travel to Europe anyway and many will undoubtedly opt for vacations closer to home. Still, travel usually recovers a few months after a major incident unless disruptions become persistent, which is the fear.

7 months ago

Airline Industry Group Predicts Record U.S. Passenger Numbers This Spring

As long as you don't need ample leg room, it's not a bad time to be a passenger right now.

8 months ago

Airlines’ Answer to Holiday Frenzy Is More Flights, Bigger Planes

U.S. airline math means adding 700 flights per day in the week before Christmas and cutting about 5,000 per day on Christmas Eve and December 25. The great unknown in the equation is whether the weather will cooperate.

10 months ago

Delta Air Lines Splits With With Industry Group Over Policy Differences

Delta specializes in doing things its own way, and it rarely needs help to make this happen.

12 months ago

The Billions of Dollars Driving a Wedge Between U.S. Airlines and Airports

Improvements to aviation infrastructure are necessary if the U.S. plans to stay at the lead. It's simply a matter of who will pay.

2 years ago

The Battle Over Open Skies Forces U.S. Tourism Industry to Choose Sides

Ensuring adequate competition in airports large and small gives those airports more negotiating power against the big three national carriers, and could ensure adequate infrastructure for more visitors from abroad to spend their travel dollars in the US. This last is, after all, the mandate of organizations like the US Travel Association.

2 years ago

U.S. Travelers Don’t Mind Fees, It’s the Lines and Delays They Hate

Airlines and their lobbying group Airlines for America are obsessed with disclosing all the fees except their own. This is just another validation that travelers care more about their efficiency.

2 years ago

Airline Lobbying Group Forecasts Strong Summer Season in U.S.

Cheap fuel and international travelers with money to spend will mean good things to U.S. airlines. But we are waiting to hear what United's excuses will be at the end of the quarter.

2 years ago

Record Number of Americans Will Fly Overseas This Spring, Predicts Trade Group

The prediction is based on U.S. airlines' growing profits and the country's slowly stabilizing economy, but record numbers will reflect a larger, more global trend in which international travel is becoming more accessible due to rising incomes and market competition.

3 years ago

Airlines For America Hits Roadblock on National Airline Policy

Airlines for America confronts obstinance in Congress, which continues to view airlines and passengers as tax revenue.

3 years ago

The advocacy ads at Reagan National that hope to change U.S. national airline policy

Will it work? What say you?

4 years ago

You’re going to hate Thanksgiving air travel even more this year: Busier, fuller and more expensive

Cutting on capacity and trying to increase yields have made the passenger experience lot worse, and this year we will see the full manifestation of that playing out during Thanksgiving week.

4 years ago