Are staffing problems in the travel industry permanent?

Are staffing problems in the travel industry permanent?

AA was the first to cancel operations due to staffing problems. Soon others will as well. Any situation involving labor staffing problems is complicated. But it’s pretty clear that American Airlines did furlough many pilots. And pilots who have been away from...
Are staffing problems in the travel industry permanent?

Final-boarding rule — the random airline 10-minute rule

Most frequent airline travelers have been barely on one side or another of the final-boarding rule, or “ten-minute rule.” While flights have a scheduled departure time, there is an unwritten final-boarding rule. The gate agent will often close the door to...
7 low-tech vacation travel tips for a high-tech age

7 low-tech vacation travel tips for a high-tech age

In a high-tech world, it is good to have low-tech summer vacation travel tips. If you are reading this blog, you’re more than likely already a savvy traveler and have heard and read thousands of holiday travel tips before. You’re familiar with the  litany...