Brazil my have some serious financial challenges right now, but one thing countries tend to put first is security.
The TSA has been a mess for years. Reform itself is probably impossible given its current bureaucratic structure, which doesn't punish employees strongly enough for misbehavior and insulates the TSA's leadership from making hard decisions about those who misbehave.
As in a lot of these cases where personal financial data may or may not have been compromised, we have to wonder why it takes organizations so long to notify their customers.
Flyers who are willing to spend extra to bypass security lines are now being courted by U.S. airlines.
Airports across the U.S. are creating massive security risks by screwing over employees with low wages, poor benefits, and other key elements of the contract worker economy.
The TSA did a good job over Memorial Day weekend of ensuring that airport security lines moved swiftly. Now, the challenge is making sure this continues through the summer.
Tourism to France may hit a few bumps, but it's never not bounced back. And with the Euro lower agains the dollar and the pound, its prospects are even better this season, despite the many setbacks.
A new report shows what many have long suspected: the TSA does a poor job securing airports around the U.S., and a lack of solid data means the TSA can't even identify where it should aim to improve.
Vague concerns aren't terribly helpful to potential visitors, but they do cast a shadow over summer plans.