Every year, London-based Brand Finance comes out with Brandirectory's exhaustive list: The Global 500 2014: The World's Most Valuable Brands. The top five brands among all 500 companies on the list read like a who's who in corporations: Apple, Samsung, Google, Microsoft and Verizon. When broken down by industries, six airlines made the list, including three U.S.-based carriers: Emirates, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines,Lufthansa, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines.
I recently went to London on a business trip. When I first found out I was going, I decided to sign up for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Global Entry program. I've heard my traveling friends rave about it, so that was enough for me to join the program. Read more
I have covered the world's airports since 2006 and have been hanging in airports for most of my life. Airports Council International, based in Montreal, is the umbrella trade association for the world's facilities. And it has just announced the winners of its coveted Airport Service Quality(ASQ) Awards.
Since variety is the spice of life, it's time to do a round-up of airlines that have announced service to new cities. Despite consolidation in the industry, many cities are still getting their fair share of air service. Check out my list.