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by | Jul 24, 2022

Let’s begin with a major boost the flying public received in 1976, albeit a privilege enjoyed by a tiny fraction of fortunate flyers: the first commercial regular service on an SST (supersonic transport). The Concorde was a joint venture of…

by | Jul 17, 2022

A recent newspaper article lamented the end of what it called the “Golden Age of Travel” having ended with the pandemic, airport, and train station chaos, and soaring costs: Just imagine a world in which, almost overnight, the transport system…

by | Jun 14, 2022

I’m looking for a guy I may have left without offspring. It happened a few weeks ago. It was on one of those flights to which I seem to be treating myself quite a lot recently, from Madrid to Galicia,…

by | Apr 14, 2022

At the turn of the last century, cars were made to order, one at a time. “Body by Fisher” — some will remember — meant literally that. The body was made by Fisher, which began as a builder of coaches…

by | Feb 12, 2022

As U.S. tourists return to the international skies and waters following two years in a COVID cocoon, they will be selective about where they spend their hard-earned dollars. Countries with flexible COVID screening protocols and seamless access to cultural and…

by | Dec 5, 2020

If there’s one thing this pandemic has revealed, it’s that business travel was never anything more than one gigantic jolly. Call it a gravy train, if you like, or a big trough of goodies into which people stuck their heads…

by | Oct 8, 2020

Regal Cinemas announced recently that it will temporarily close all 536 of its U.S. locations as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and continues to keep customers away. This move will affect approximately 40,000 employees across the country. And yet nobody…

by | Sep 23, 2020

America’s economy must reopen. Closures and job loss due to COVID-19 have had deleterious effects in every business sector and devastated individual citizens in myriad ways. We can only reopen when we are no longer scared. Eliminating fear lands directly…

by | Sep 10, 2020

As the saying goes, “When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” This advice applies to the hole Congress leapt into by bailing out the airline industry back in March through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act….

by | Jun 23, 2020

Between overpriced taxi rides, overweight bags, TSA checkpoints, and unpredictable delays, the passenger experience at airports is far from convenient. For passengers flying out of Los Angeles, temperature screenings have been added to the list of pre-boarding obstacles. These may…

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