Articles tagged “nra”

United Airlines CEO on Dropping NRA Discount: ‘It Was Personal’

United Airlines CEO on Dropping NRA Discount: ‘It Was Personal’

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

It's so rare that any big corporation takes a stance that might anger a slice of consumers. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz should be commended for following his conscience.

10 months ago

Delta Flies Students to Gun Protests, Risking Controversy Again

Delta Flies Students to Gun Protests, Risking Controversy Again

Associated Press

Kudos to Delta for doing the right thing in helping America's future by aiding the student anti-gun protesters. This was a gutsy move given the crap the airline had to take from its home-state legislators.

12 months ago

Delta May End Discounts for All ‘Politically Divisive’ Groups After NRA Controversy

Delta May End Discounts for All ‘Politically Divisive’ Groups After NRA Controversy

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

How many more news cycles will this Delta Air Lines/NRA fracas take up? Surely this is enough already, no? Let's go back discussing emotional support animals.

1 year ago

Interview: HotelPlanner CEO Defends His Company’s NRA Ties

Interview: HotelPlanner CEO Defends His Company’s NRA Ties

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Stopping people under 21 years old from being able to effortlessly buy assault rifles is a societal decision. But it remains open for debate on how travel companies should treat a gun lobby that opposes such a move.

1 year ago

Georgia Approves Bill to Strip Delta of a Tax Break as Part of NRA Feud

Georgia Approves Bill to Strip Delta of a Tax Break as Part of NRA Feud

R.J. Rico and Ben Nadler, Associated Press

It is absurd for Georgia lawmakers to punish Delta Air Lines for taking a stand against the NRA. But even if this proposal becomes law, Delta will deal with it, and everyone will forget it in a few months.

1 year ago

Delta Abandoning Atlanta Over NRA Blowback Is a Ridiculous Notion

Delta Abandoning Atlanta Over NRA Blowback Is a Ridiculous Notion

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

You know the old joke about people who live in the Southeast United States? Whether you go to heaven or hell, it goes, you'll need to change planes in Atlanta. Delta is among the world's most profitable airlines because of its Atlanta hub. It's not going anywhere.

1 year ago

Here Are the Travel Companies That Have Cut Ties With the NRA

Here Are the Travel Companies That Have Cut Ties With the NRA

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We're having a moment. In the wake of the Florida school shooting, travel companies are abandoning the National Rifle Association and its assault rifle advocacy. History would tell us that no substantial reforms will come out of this. But perhaps student and corporate pressure will make things different this time.

1 year ago

Wyndham and Car Rental Companies Cut Ties With National Rifle Association

Wyndham and Car Rental Companies Cut Ties With National Rifle Association

Polly Mosendz , Bloomberg

Kudos to Wyndham, Best Western, Hertz and Enterprise for taking action to end ties with the National Rifle Association. We expect to be able to add more names to the list in coming days.

1 year ago