Posts Tagged ‘airline industry’

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    It’s All About Extras

    Apr 8, 10 • 193 Views • Businesses, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Whenever you consider doing something extra, you are thinking at the margin. When airlines decided to charge travelers for more than one bag, they were thinking at the margin. Still thinking at the margin, they realized they could generate considerable extra

  • Blanket Competition

    Feb 12, 10 • 188 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Hearing that American Airlines was charging eight dollars for a blanket and pillow brought back memories of airline deregulation, Eastern Airlines, and People Express. Does anyone remember the Eastern Shuttle? With a government given monopoly on flights