Why So Many Airlines Are Shedding First Class?

Why So Many Airlines Are Shedding First Class?

11/30/2018 Posted by Jeff Wright

Have you noticed that first-class cabins are shrinking, and in some cases have disappeared entirely? If you’re flying a domestic airline, you’ll be hard-pressed to book a first-class seat on Delta, which eliminated international first class, or United, which is phasing out its first-class cabins on international travel. American Airlines announced it will soon offer […]

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Preventing DVT’s During Air Travel

Preventing DVT’s During Air Travel

09/13/2018 Posted by Jeff Wright

For several decades, air travel has been recognized as a risk factor for developing deep venous thromboses (DVTs). The risk is accentuated by the dehydrating effects of alcohol and caffeine. Greatest for flights over six hours in length, the risk of DVT is also increased for those with underlying risk factors such as a history […]

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Keeping your vehicle electronic key fob secure

Keeping your vehicle electronic key fob secure

08/02/2018 Posted by Jeff Wright

My father’s 1944 vintage Jeep had a toggle switch on the dash. Flip it up, hit the starter button, and off you went. How many of your fleet’s newer cars and light trucks have electronic fob “keys”? They may not be any more secure than that old Jeep if your drivers are not using the […]

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Airfares are taking off for summer travel

Airfares are taking off for summer travel

06/18/2018 Posted by Jeff Wright

The spike in fuel prices is pressuring airline profits, and that generally means the airlines will charge higher fares. Fuel prices are typically the airlines’ highest expense after employee costs. It is a challenge to try to predict how much airfares will increase and what the timing may be on the steeper charges. The carriers […]

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The Travel Industry cuts its ties to disposable plastics

The UN has declared war on ocean plastic. There are massive amounts of plastic used in the travel industry. It is essentially everywhere. Many in the industry have recognized their contribution, responsibility, and accountability for a planet that is drowning in plastic and are stepping up to the front lines of the battle. Several travel […]

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General Kidnapping Mitigation Tips

General Kidnapping Mitigation Tips

05/02/2017 Posted by Matthew Dimmett

General Kidnapping Mitigation Tips: If kidnapped, do not act overly defiant towards your captors, but be mindful to avoid giving them information that could be used against you. Try to keep a low profile, especially in locations known to have a kidnapping threat. Always inform someone, such as a concierge, coworker, or friend of where […]

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Currency Conversion

Currency Conversion

11/08/2010 Posted by Patrick Dow

When it comes to navigating exchange rates, it pays to know all your options. From buying money online to grabbing it on the go at the airport, we’ve assembled a handy guide to the seven most common methods for foreign exchange. Each has its pros and cons (some of which can feel like legal swindling), […]

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