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USDOT Forces Airlines to Fix Flight Cancellation Policies. Will Changes Improve Customer Service?

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After a summer of flight cancellations, flight delays and post-pandemic disruptions, the U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) finally issued an ultimatum to airlines in light of its recent Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR).  The report put into perspective an alarming trend that travelers, flight staff and industry analysts have been aware of for Read more

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USDOT Forces Airlines to Fix Flight Cancellation Policies. Will Changes Improve Customer Service?
After a summer of flight cancellations, flight delays and post-pandemic disruptions, the U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) finally issued an ultimatum to airlines in light of Read more
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Germany’s Ultra-Cheap Train Ticket Saved 1.8 Million Tons of CO2
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USDOT Forces Airlines to Fix Flight Cancellation Policies. Will Changes Improve Customer Service?
September 16, 2022
After a summer of flight cancellations, flight delays and post-pandemic disruptions, the U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) finally issued an ultimatum to airlines in light of its recent Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR).  The report put into perspective an alarming trend that travelers, flight staff and industry analysts have been aware of for Read more
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(Bloomberg) -- If semiconductor shortages, recession risks and the once-a-century shift in propulsion weren’t enough to keep auto executives up at night, here’s one more sleep disruptor: Consumers are keen to buy an Apple car before one even exists. Strategic Vision just released the results of an annual study that this year reached 200,000 new-vehicle owners. Read more
Germany’s Ultra-Cheap Train Ticket Saved 1.8 Million Tons of CO2
August 30, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Germany’s three-month experiment with super-cheap public transport reduced carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to powering about 350,000 homes for a year. The 9-euro ($9) monthly ticket, which allows nationwide travel on regional trains, subways, trams, and buses, prevented 1.8 million tons of CO2 because commuters didn’t use their cars as Read more
The Container Ship Backlog Outside Los Angeles Ports Is Almost Cleared
August 30, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- The number of container ships headed for the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach -- a traffic jam that once symbolized American consumer vigor during the pandemic -- declined to the lowest level since the bottleneck started to build two years ago. Eight vessels were in the official queue as of late Monday, according to data from Read more
NASA Scrubs First Test Flight of Moon Rocket After Engine Fault
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American Airlines Investment in ZeroAvia Further Validates Hydrogen Fuel Initiatives
August 27, 2022
American Airlines recently announced that it’s investing in the world's leading hydrogen-electric engine developer, ZeroAvia, now the most prominent airline with a financial stake in the company. In addition to the investment, American will have the opportunity to order up to 100 engines from ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric powertrain development Read more
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Transformational Trends in Energy and Data
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan, sparked controversy when China issued warnings about consequences arising from her making the trip. What led to Speaker Pelosi’s visit in the first place is at the heart of two transformational trends taking place today: energy and data. What’s the connection? Half of the Read more