Articles by tag: Airlines

A No-Go for NOTAMs—Flight Delays Caused by Major Computer Issue

Flight Delays
  Severe weather caused significant flight delays during the holiday season, but with clearer skies, passengers resumed regular air travel until late evening Tuesday, January Read more


Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees
Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees: Tips from TreeNewal
June 7, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he examines the aftermath of lightning damage on a pecan tree. In this insightful video, Wes highlights the path taken by the lightning bolt through the tree, causing superheating of the water inside. The resulting vapor expansion creates visible damage to the tree. The tree’s survival […]

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Transforming Coverage to Meet Healthcare Needs with SCAN Health Plan
June 7, 2023

John Petito, SVP of Transformation at SCAN Health Plan joins the podcast to share his story and how his work is helping enable new types of healthcare coverage for diverse populations. Join us to hear how Health Plans are beginning to evolve their approach to addressing the needs of older adults and the LGBTQ+ community […]

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Finding your identity
Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham
June 6, 2023

In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]

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A No-Go for NOTAMs—Flight Delays Caused by Major Computer Issue
January 19, 2023

Severe weather caused significant flight delays during the holiday season, but with clearer skies, passengers resumed regular air travel until late evening Tuesday, January 10, 2023. An overnight outage of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notice to Air Missions System (NOTAMs) grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. on Wednesday morning, causing massive delays. Investigations […]

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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 months if […]

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Should Airlines Be Planning for a Future with “Half the Business Travel”
October 19, 2021

Few industries have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as acutely as the airlines. A continuing concern for these companies is the evolving nature of work. As many businesses have adjusted to using Zoom or Microsoft Teams for remote meetings, the emphasis being placed on business travel has been dramatically reduced. For more […]

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Is the Travel Business Model Overdo for an Update?
August 16, 2021

The state of the travel industry is still largely up in the air, with a new variant of COVID-19 making its way around the globe and supply chain shortages, labor challenges and more setting obstacles in the way of growth for airlines, hotels and more. But is the entire travel business model due for […]

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How Will Airlines Keep Up The Momentum With an Uptick In Travel? 
August 4, 2021

“Really key in on that opportunity for the folks that have children to make it a really fun experience for the kids.” With the economy opening back up, things are looking good for airlines. In late July, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines posted their quarterly numbers, with both reporting profits, supported by a return of […]

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Southwest CEO Speaks on Pent Up Travel Demand, Industry Outlook and more
April 22, 2021

Southwest CEO Gary Kelly says “no question the worst is behind us,” as he discusses first-quarter results, consumer and business travel demand, and the relaunch of Boeing 737 Max jets. Watch or read more below.   Host: You talked in the statement today and on the call about the worst being behind us, quote, what […]

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Expedia CEO Peter Kern Predicts a Rise in Domestic Travel This Year
March 16, 2021

Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern discusses business amid the pandemic and his expectations on the travel industry as more people get vaccinated. Kern spoke in an interview with Bloomberg’s Kailey Leinz and Guy Johnson.       Transcript Kern: We mentioned in our earnings that we’re starting to see some better numbers in January, and […]

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Airlines Push for Additional Assistance in Preparation for Difficult Winter Numbers 
November 19, 2020

The most recent wave of COVID infections has once again hit the airline industry hard. As the holidays approach, the airlines are pessimistic and seeking government assistance. Airlines for America Chief Executive Nick Calio estimates that the U.S. industry is losing about $180 million a day, according to a report by Reuters. Marketscale Radio hosts […]

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Will US Airlines Dropping Change Fees Get Customers Booking Again?
September 11, 2020

Few industries have been hit as hard by the global pandemic as the airline industry. Even as the U.S. State Department lifts its “Do not travel,” advisory, travel is merely trickling back. With business travelers still not booking, and perhaps never fully coming back, airlines turn to serve leisure travel customers. According to CNN Business, […]

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