* Emirates is by no means the only Gulf carrier where execs are free from normal commercial reality. Last month, I had lunch
After months of deliberation, the U.S. Department of State on Monday confirmed media reports that the Obama administration has resisted pressure from the Big Three U.S. airlines (American, Delta and United) to dismantle the aviation policy known as Open Skies.
The management of Emirates Airline, which is based in Dubai, have achieved a great deal in the 30 years they've stewarded the company from start up to world domination.
We are living in a time of great social shifts and as a result great cultural and social movements.
The fair trade movement and concern about ethical sourcing asks consumers, all of us, to think more carefully about what we buy, and to ask hard questions about how producers behave. Air travelers who believe they are people of good will, people who embrace the Golden Rule, should ask the same question when booking a trip.
It's time for Secretary Kerry, Secretary Foxx, and others in the Obama administration to join their European counterparts
Second, airline financial information is easy to model - many expense calculations are a function of distance, for example
It's time for the Obama administration to act. Failure to act will put the U.S. airlines, their workers, communities across the country that rely on service and the entire American aviation industry in serious jeopardy.
Flights, free housing and SO much more.
One of the fibs that the Gulf airlines and their supporters keep repeating is that U.S. airlines are being "protectionist," which couldn't be further from the truth. American, Delta, and United don't need protection from competition.