A recent status challenge I considered with American Airlines reminds me how much has changed over the years.
HQ2? 3? 1.75? Amazon announced 3 new campuses, one of which will be situated in Northern Virginia across from DCA airport. The DC area is served by 3 airports. Reagan National is the closest to Amazon’s campus and also the most crowded. BWI is the low-cost alternative while Dulles has a ton of business traffic. How will Amazon affect the airports in the nation’s capitol?
We all know airfare pricing is voodoo witchcraft. But, how do airlines select which routes to launch and which ones to cancel? Why does one airline find diamonds where the other finds coal?
People talk about how bad the traffic is in places like Los Angeles with plenty of adjectives. And, it is quite bad. But, the traffic in DC is what I refer to as “stealthy bad”. It doesn’t get the same press that LA traffic does, but a trip that normally takes an hour can easily turn into a 3-hour ordeal. With visiting dignitaries, protests and construction as variables, weather can also wreak havoc on a system that consistently backs up during rush hour. For those of us that live in […]