We can reel off a whole load of airlines that are teetering on the brink or are really gone. Roll this forward to Christmas, another eight or nine months, and we're going to see this industry in … [Read more...] about Emirates, the ‘Beast in the Middle East,’ Feels the Heat
Today, I stumbled across an article that provides didactic insight into business lessons that can be learned from the airline industry. Published yesterday in Inc. magazine, A Lesson on Cost From … [Read more...] about American Airlines and Lessons in Cost Structure
The United Airlines' 'Sweep,' developed by Saul Bass in 1974, remains one of the most iconic logos in aviation history. And just like that, it went from, "It's Time to Fly," to "You're going to need … [Read more...] about "For the World’s Largest Airline, It’s Time to Fly."
I’ve mentioned the benefits of elite status before and how traveling cheaper = traveling more = traveling better. There are few things more satisfying to a travel hacker than reaching this trifecta of … [Read more...] about How to Get Elite Status for Free ..or Nearly So
Well, I thought this was kinda neat. When I flew Air China Economy Class from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing, I was given a ticket to get a free ride from security to the lounge. I thought it was silly at … [Read more...] about Star Alliance Gold Members Get a Free Ride to the Air China Shanghai Lounge
As part of my journey to Asia, I did a weekend in Shanghai, and that gave me the opportunity to take the Maglev train from Shanghai Pudong Airport to the Longyang Road subway station. According to … [Read more...] about Travel an Amazing 431 km/h on the Shanghai Maglev