Social Media for Airlines: Now and Tomorrow Social media marketing has secured a firm position in the marketing strategies of most airlines. Yet, many executives see a chasm between where airlines are and where they should be in leveraging social media to achieve business goals. Show More Summary
Media can make things get out of control – Image: Original photo via ChameleonsEye | Shutterstock.com Full story originally posted on CrankyFlier.com via Brett Snyder… Had I said to you a month ago that your flight was quarantined because of an Ebola scare, you would have laughed out loud (unless, of course, you’re from [...]Show More Summary
We try to document the direct and indirect subsidy for the auto-and-sprawl system on this blog and also here. One of the biggest "hidden" costs of this system is the US military. The autosprawl interests in the US use its military to...Show More Summary
Early this week during Senate Estimates hearings the CEO of AirServices Australia, Margaret Staib, was questioned as to why she didn’t refer a manager who stole up to $20,000 from the Commonwealth to the Director of Public Prosecutions. This is what is reported in Hansard, but was apparently too hot for the general media to [...]
The 2035 Comprehensive Plan is currently being commented on for the city of Portland. The idea is to go to the plan site located at http://www.portlandmaps.com/bps/cpmapp2/. The main page when you arrive will look something like thi...
Fares are at risk for an even greater hike if the MTA is forced to borrow billions of dollars to fund its transit improvement plan, the state comptroller warned Tuesday.
Ryanair has a great brand It sounds counter-intuitive but it’s true. The Ryanair brand is smart, and other airlines have much to learn from it. What is the secret to its astounding success? Read on to find out. The Ryanair brand is built on a solid foundation and personified by its CEO — with his ? The post Ryanair has a Great Brand. Show More Summary
Spending the night on standby in Newark – Photo: Jared and Corin | Wiki Commons While my experiences of flying standby this summer were filled with many last minute decisions, changing of plans, and an overall change in traveling lifestyle, I never imagined anything crazier than having to fly through an extra city or [...]Show More Summary
As Oil Prices Plummet, Saudi Arabia Faces a Test of Strategy - NYTimes.com: "Others say the kingdom is facing lower prices no matter what it does because it cannot control the causes of the price dive, which include the drilling frenzy in North America and falling demand in Europe, Japan and much of the developing world. Show More Summary
Virgin Australia has announced three times weekly 737 flights between Alice Spring and Darwin from the end of March. QantasLink flies the route now 14 times a week. What are we missing? The normal response in unequal battles like this is that the dominant player, on this occasion QantasLink, sells fares on its twice daily [...]
Better Block PDX set out to reimagine, in real life, what 3rd Avenue could be if redesigned as a true pedestrian street and plaza. The results were spectacular!
Daily ridership on the subway system broke a record last month -- five times -- the MTA said Wednesday.
Alternate Concepts will continue partnership with Valley Metro through 2016.
Jointly produced by SimpliFlying, and industry and consumer trends research agency, airlinetrends.com, the highly-acclaimed Airline Marketing Benchmark Report analyses a wide range of airline marketing case studies each month. Disover 15 new innovative airline marketing campaigns. Show More Summary
The City of Everett looks great in her new coat of paint For those of you who have previously visited the Museum of Flight, you know it is a world-class facility and well worth the visit. However, it was always sad looking at the first Boeing 747 sitting outside in bad shape. As the [...]Show More Summary
The only reason the US needs to control world energy prices is because it has a car-dependent infrastructure on which the fortunes of the top billionaires depend.The simple answer to this is: default, degrow, decarbonize, and decolonize.Default:...Show More Summary
On board a ship with fools at another gutless, witless bit of PR theatre over the search for MH370
Alternate Concepts Inc. (ACI) provides operations and maintenance services to public and private mass transit systems.
Over the last week, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines set out to help any traveller in the world. Whether or not they were flying KLM. Now, read that last sentence again! #happytohelp While most airlines struggle to scale to provide decent customer service via social media to their own passengers, KLM took on the world. Show More Summary