4 Things To Know From Aug. 4, 2015From airlines taking a stand on big game hunting trophies to the latest on the GOP debate, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Lime Shortage Takes Zest Away From Bars, PlanesA bad harvest year in Mexico has caused the price of limes to go way up. They've become so expensive that some airlines have quit serving them on planes. Lucas Price is a bartender at Barrio in downtown Minneapolis, a place known for its tacos and tequila. But lately, it's a little green fruit that's been putting the squeeze on Price.
Good Question: Do Airline Mergers Hurt Or Help Us? American Airlines plans to end its direct flights from MSP to New York’s LaGuardia and Washington’s Reagan National Airports. The changes are part of a deal with the Justice Department to push through American's merger with U.S. Airways. American agreed to give up some of its airport slots to lower-cost airlines. So do airline mergers hurt us or help us? According to Myles Shaver, a professor business strategy at the Carlson School of Business, opinions are mixed.
Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving WeekendThe following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.
Phoenix-Bound Dog Ends Up On Flight To IrelandAn English Springer Spaniel named Hendrix ended up taking a serious detour on his way from New Jersey to Phoenix this week.
United, Continental Report 3Q ProfitsUnited and Continental airlines both posted third-quarter profits during their last quarter as independent companies, reversing their losses from a year earlier as they benefited from rising traveler demand and higher fares.