AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.
The third quarter edition of the Global Economic Outlook offers timely insights from Deloitte Research economists about the United States, the Eurozone, China, Japan, India, Russia, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.
Travel is expected to increase across all generations this fall according to a national survey by D.K. Shifflet & Associates. Boomers show the largest increases over 2013 and they along with GI/Silents are the most likely to travel with about six out of ten planning to travel at least once this fall. The number of Millennials planning to travel this year is about the same as last year.
Southern Californians will travel over this holiday weekend in bigger numbers than during any other Labor Day holiday since 2008, according to projections from the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today an order by BOC Aviation for 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range). The order, valued at $8.8 billion at list prices, is the largest in BOC Aviation's 20-year history and part of the Singapore-based leasing company's effort to grow its portfolio of fuel-efficient airplanes.
Cruising today is anything but sedate and while R & R and reading a book poolside are always options, more and more travelers are opting for one-of-a-kind experiences when they hit the seas or the rivers of the world.
Mike Campbell, Executive Vice President Human Resources & Labor Relations, has informed Delta's Board of Directors of his decision to retire on October 1, 2014, after 40 remarkable years in the industry.
Located at Southwest Airlines Headquarters in Dallas, the Listening Center is the first of its kind in the domestic airline industry. It serves as the airline's nerve center, integrating traditional media, social media, and operational data to allow various functions to move quickly and efficiently from insight to action.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the appointment of Rodolfo 'Rudy' Quevedo as Director of Safety. On 2 September 2014 Quevedo will join IATAs Safety and Flight Operations team and will be based in Montreal. He will be responsible for Cabin Safety, Safety Management Systems (SMS), and Global Aviation Data Management (GADM).