Corporate Criticism of Trump’s Travel Ban Moves Beyond Tech
Criticism of President Donald Trump’s immigration order moved beyond Silicon Valley on Monday, with the heads of business giants including Ford Motor Co., Coca-Cola Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. weighing in on travel restrictions that have sown havoc at airports and sparked protests world-wide. Ford Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Fields condemned the rules restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, describing the...
All the facts aren't known yet about the incident on board the American Airlines flight before it departed San Francisco but there are many lessons to be learned already. At the least, American Airlines' mea culpa came quickly as the carrier obviously learned from United's missteps.
This decline in service is due to wrenching changes. Major shareholder Etihad has pushed Air Berlin to trim its fleet size, to focus on longer haul routes, and to carve out its leisure routes into a unit that may be sold to TUI.
The BP oil spill scared tourists away from the Gulf Coast for years and effects still linger. These states, especially Mississippi and Alabama, can't afford to have their cruise terminals, beaches, wildlife, and seafood poisoned.
It's easy to blame this on the incident last week in Chicago. And perhaps the two things are related. But it's not a big surprise Munoz will not become board chair next year. He had a heart transplant last year, and he has been reducing his role over time.
Sadly, it seems the TSA is still far away from recognizing that its policy requiring travelers to assume a gender when passing through security causes distress to many members of the LGBTQ community.
Travelers to New York depend on trains -- safety issues and chronic delays must be addressed before tackling the aesthetic horror that is Penn Station. Hopefully Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan will come through and finally make New York's rail system world-class.
The budget airline's expansion to Asia will be operated by Norwegian UK, a Gatwick-based subsidiary. Insiders hint that the low-cost carrier will use this subsidiary to open other routes in Asia, Africa, and South America.