When you're out of your element and on the road, it's smart to carry two attorneys in your back pocket. Stephen Colwell and Ann Shulman have researched the laws pertaining to travel scams and travel insurance, lost baggage and ticket fares, discrimination, business deductions, and the big question of whether to get the rental car insurance. No one wants to think about accidents and legal hassles when planning a summer frolic, and now, courtesy of Colwell and Shulman, some travel savvy will save you money, time, frustration, and injustice down the road. Available in Paperback.
In Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success, you can read all about Chairman Herb Kelleher's story of building one of the most successful point to point carriers of the post-deregulation age! Available in Hard Cover and Paperback.
Read all about Chairman Gordon Bethune's story of turning Continental Airlines from one of the lowest ranked major airlines in the United States to top of the industry! Available in Hard Cover.
Read all about Chairman Richard Branson's story of building the Virgin empire which includes Virgin Atlantic, the airline famous for service innovation. In this autobiography, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson says one of his prime business criteria is "fun." Fun made Branson a billionaire, and few business memoirs are one-billionth as fun as Branson's, nor as niftily written. Not only does it relate his side of near-death corporate experiences, t tells how the chairman literally cheated death by gun, shipwreck, and balloon crash.
Also read about British Airways' James Bond-like "dirty tricks" campaign against Virgin Atlantic, resulting in the biggest award for damages in English history. Available in Hard Cover.
In Rapid Descent: Deregulation and the Shakeout in the Airlines two veteran airline industry reporters expose the disastrous story of how deregulation led to consolidation, poor service, and rising fares--and why the situation isn't likely to get any better. Tracing 18 years of deregulation, Rapid Descent covers all the clashes and all the colorful characters who changed the face of the industry. A great inside look at the airline industry! Available in Hard Cover.
In Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinger tells the dramatic story of how a dozen men, including Robert Crandall of American Airlines, Frank Borman of Eastern, and Richard Ferris of United, battled for control of the world's airlines. Available in Paperback.
The North American Airlines Handbook is an excellent summary of every airline in the USA, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean - even Greenland! Major airlines have a one to two page entry which includes the airline's address, executives, fleet, and the cities served. An "action" photograph of one of the airline's aircraft is also included. The name, address, CEO, and fleet of smaller freight and charter airlines are included in a table at the back of each country's section. This book is really handy for airline industry jobseekers, people who like to watch airplanes, or anyone else who needs quick facts on airlines headquartered in North America. Available in Paperback.
The latest Let's Go Guidebook release for Europe - get the latest tips on how to see Europe from the Let's Go perspective! Available in Paperback.
The latest Let's Go Guidebook release for Eastern Europe - get the latest tips on how to see Eastern Europe from the Let's Go perspective! Available in Paperback.
The latest Let's Go Guidebook release for Southeast Asia - get the latest tips on how to see Southeast Asia from the Let's Go perspective! Available in Paperback.
The latest Let's Go Guidebook release for Israel and Egypt - get the latest tips on how to see Israel and Egypt from the Let's Go perspective! Available in Paperback.
The latest Let's Go Guidebook release for the United States and Canada - get the latest tips on how to see the U.S. and Canada from the Let's Go perspective! Available in Paperback.
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