Posts Tagged ‘Alfred Kahn’

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    Back to the Future… of Air Travel

    Aug 13, 14 • 573 Views • No Comments

    Although 82% of the U.S. airline industry is dominated by 4 airlines, it is not a typical oligopoly because of new small airlines flying routes that the bigger carriers cut....  [read more]

  • Changing Air Travel Routes

    Oct 18, 12 • 374 Views • No Comments

    The marketplace affects where we can and cannot fly. If you need to travel between Lima, Peru and Atlanta, you can thank asparagus lovers. More than passenger traffic, Delta values the route because of its asparagus cargo. (While China is by far the...  [read more]

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    Plane Train Competition

    Aug 16, 12 • 264 Views • No Comments

    Should government subsidize a railroad? Our story starts during the 1970s when you could fly from New York to Washington, D.C. on the Eastern shuttle. Eastern left hourly (!) and guaranteed a seat to everyone who showed up for the flight. Imagine, coffee cup...  [read more]