One of the most interesting airline startups of the year has been La Compagnie, the all business class airline operating 757s exclusively between Newark and Paris. They had some operational issues when they started, and I was really excited to fly them between Paris and Newark. Show More Summary
China Eastern doesn't exactly have the best reputation for their onboard product. They operate an A340-600 to some destinations in the US, and it leaves quite a bit to be desired, unfortunately. Meanwhile their A330 business class product...Show More Summary
So many of us are clueless about business and finance. Here's why that's just the way the investment class likes it
In 2012, authors sued the largest publisher of romance novels, Harlequin. Here's a summary of the situation, as described at www.harlegquinlawsuit.com: THE LEGAL ISSUES "A class action lawsuit was filed today against Harlequin Enterprises, Ltd., the world’s leading publisher of...
Screaming children ruined the experience of Patrick Smith being a passenger seated in the business class cabin — an experience for which he splurged for the full airfare — from Bangkok to New York, leading him to ask whether or not children...Show More Summary
NYU business school professor and consultant Scott Galloway believes US society is telling itself a lie: That technology is good for everyone. He believes that the "digital age" has clear winners and clear losers. The winners are the global middle class, the abject poor, and the über-rich. Show More Summary
The subprime auto-lending business -- writing car-loans to people who can't afford them -- is fuelled by GPS-enabled immobilizers that let lenders track and shut down cars whose drivers violate terms of service, from missing payments to fleeing the tri-county area in order to move into a shelter for abused women. Read the rest
Through Sunday, September 28, 2014, a seat in the business class cabin on an airplane operated by SWISS from Geneva to Copenhagen will cost you only 39 Swiss francs for travel through at least Thursday, March 26, 2015 — but... The post 39 Swiss Francs: Business Class Airfare Between Geneva to Copenhagen appeared first on The Gate.
Today Virgin Australia revealed their brand new business class product, which they'll offer through their Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 fleet by early 2016. It looks like their new product will consist of reverse herringbone seats, which are my favorite type of business class hard product. Show More Summary
Business Travel News carried a piece on Swiss’ U.S. and fleet plans based on an interview with the airline’s senior director for the Americas, suggesting that the airline wants to be high-end. Swiss aims to “be closer to our customer and have a higher product point” with new aircraft. Show More Summary
Will Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines force Qantas to ditch its new bizclass seats and fix its 'complex' new loyalty program? Or are we dreaming?
I just received an email from American promoting up to 125,000 bonus miles for Europe flights. Earn American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles every time you fly round-trip between the U.S., Canada or Mexico and Europe on First Class or Business Class fares on American Airlines, US Airways, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia or OpenSkies. Show More Summary
A few times per year, the airlines participating in the oneworld transatlantic joint venture seem to offer bonus miles for paid transatlantic premium cabin travel. For example, a few months ago they offered up to 25,000 bonus miles per...Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable Business Class is looking to appeal to medium and large multi-site business customers by serving up a number of new features for its Ethernet services suite.
Tensions over Hong Kong's political future were laid bare on Monday, as students walked out of classes to demand genuine electoral choice, while scores of the city's business leaders descended on Beijing to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and air their own views.
Over the past several weeks we've seen several business class fare wars to Europe, which are always exciting. For example, a few weeks ago we saw ~$2000 fares between the West Coast and Europe. Last week we saw similarly good fares between...Show More Summary
I boarded through door 2L, and headed straight up the stairs to the upper deck. After flying the 747-8 quite a bit, the stairs on the 747-400 feel quite drab and confined, by comparison. While the 747-400 is showing its age and the overheard bins looked old, the seats themselves looked fresh, given that this is their new business class product. Show More Summary
If you find yourself flying between Paris and New York fairly often, you should definitely check out La Compagnie. The business class-only boutiqu... via JustLuxe.com
The Washington Times: Doug Stockman always has had a passion for firearms, so 20 years ago he made a business out of it. Today, his shop, SSG Tactical, is one of the largest gun dealers in Virginia, with 10 employees, training classes and concealed-carry fashion bags. Mr. Stockman and co-owner Kurt Sebastian are part of […]
Destrier Capital Management is a hedge fund founded and managed by Michael Pollack, who is also an adjunct professor at New York University Stern School of Business. The fund last disclosed an equity portfolio, for the second quarter of 2014, worth more than $300 million. It is mainly focused on technology stocks, which account for […]