How a Pandemic Changes an Airport

Although it led the world in airport traffic during June, Dallas-Fort Worth is adjusting to the massive plunge in air travel.

What You Might See on a Ghost Flight

Called ghost flights, empty passenger jets are being redeployed for freight although their seats and cargo holds are not ideal.

How the 737 MAX Could Change Your Vacation Plans

Because 737 MAX demand from American and other airlines was large, grounding the plane has created huge flight disruptions.

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Board an Airplane

Although boarding planes faster is a goal for the major airlines, they have had limited success because of the tradeoffs they are unwilling to make.

The Reasons That Airlines Boost Fees Rather than Fares

When the rising price of fuel boosts airlines’ costs, they can buoy their bottom line by increasing optional and barely noticeable fees or raising fares.

A Clever Airline Baggage Solution

Because Boeing’s new overhead baggage bin reduces boarding delays and creates the storage space that extra seats require, it adds to airline productivity.

Mergers and Acquisitions: A Comeback

By Alexandra Kaiser, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and undergraduate at New York University I have been reading many news articles on recent mergers and acquisitions. 2013 started off with companies spending $219 billion on M&A. Compared to the…

Oligopoly: Airline Mergers

A 1962 song said, “Breaking Up is Hard To Do.” Even more so, it is tough to get together and create an oligopoly. When Continental and United merged during 2010, it took 14 months to solve their coffee problem. The…

Speed Pricing

What does a price tell you? Assume that you were going to purchase a GE Advantium 120 microwave oven on Sunday, August 12. Comparing Sears, Best Buy and Amazon’s sellers at 3 a.m., you would have seen, respectively, $899.99, 809.99 and…

Baseball Games and Airline Fares

How much will the San Francisco Giants charge for a baseball ticket? It all depends on, “past ticket sales, the day and time of the game, the teams’ records, the pitching match-up, the weather, the going rate on resale Web…