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Airlines for America and the International Air Transport Association have embarked on an awareness campaign to help airlines as the industry prepares to incorporate better baggage-handling systems. "Airlines and airports are working together to ensure the infrastructure is available to provide this enhanced service to our customers," A4A's Patty Edwards said.
Nick Calio, president and CEO of Airlines for America, joined Sky News to discuss the critical role aviation plays in driving economic growth in the US, UK and the European Union and the need for governments to take immediate action to negotiate open skies agreements to avoid uncertainty brought on by Brexit. "Without that legal framework, we can't fly," Calio said. "Everybody flies now ... it's there, they expect it, if it's not there they are going to be very unhappy." Calio stressed that aviation is unique and that unlike other industries which can fall back on trade agreements to continue commerce, aviation is governed by separate bilateral and multilateral agreements that provide a legal framework to fly. "We are telling people and trying to educate people, aviation is in a different place than other industries," he added.
United Airlines is taking care of passengers whose weekend travel plans are being affected by storms in Chicago. The airline is offering waivers for flights to and from O'Hare International Airport through Sunday.
Barbados is welcoming the launch of JetBlue AirWays' Mint service on US flights to the island. "I think the relationship with JetBlue is truly an important one. [In] 2017 I think there will be 190,000 seats coming into Barbados from four different gateways. This is remarkable," said Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. Loop News.
In those first few minutes chatting with people, try to offer genuine pleasure in meeting them while asking open-ended questions as a way to engage and learn from them, writes Harvey Deutschendorf. When parting ways, use their name in your goodbye and memorize a few key details to use when you next meet.