Articles tagged “airlines for america”

U.S. Air Travel Peaks During Summer Vacation Season

U.S. Air Travel Peaks During Summer Vacation Season

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

It's always fun to see the conventional wisdom busted.

1 year ago

U.S. Airlines and Railroads Battle Local Laws That Require Them To Offer Sick Pay

U.S. Airlines and Railroads Battle Local Laws That Require Them To Offer Sick Pay

Jeff Green, Bloomberg

Paid sick leave for airline and railroad companies whose employees routinely cross state borders ought to be a matter of U.S. federal law. But don't hold your breath that national standardization of any kind will happen soon.

1 year ago

Airlines for America Characterizes FAA as ‘Hopelessly Dysfunctional’

Airlines for America Characterizes FAA as ‘Hopelessly Dysfunctional’

John McCormick and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

The Federal Aviation Administration has clearly bungled improvements to air traffic control over the years but farming out such a critical system to a corporation concerned with profit and loss doesn't seem like the optimal remedy for travelers.

2 years ago

Surprise! U.S. Airlines Say Passengers Love Flying Them

Surprise! U.S. Airlines Say Passengers Love Flying Them

Brian Sumers, Skift

Did you think Airlines for America was going to pay for a survey that showed people hated air travel? That said, flying is getting better for most Americans, so it's little surprise that this poll shows travelers are happier.

2 years ago

Airport Workers Are the Have Nots of the Aviation Industry

Airport Workers Are the Have Nots of the Aviation Industry

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

If airlines want to truly improve the passenger experience, they can't ignore the plight of people who work for contractors at the airport. The airport, obviously, is a big part of the customer experience.

3 years ago