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How to Handle Lost Luggage: A Lesson From the Airlines

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I’m not sure if there is a term for this phobia, but I have the fear of airlines losing my luggage. My memory of the few times my luggage was lost by the airlines includes waiting until I’m the last guy standing at the baggage carousel. Even the airline might not know where it is. None of us in that office are happy to be there.

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Unbelievable: Latest Airline Fiasco!

Beyond Philosophy

RyanAir, Europe’s largest airline, in my view are the epitome of a poor Customer Experience. Over the last few days, they have proven this yet again as the airline has begun cancelling hundreds of flights. The reason for the cancellations, according to the airline, is a shift in the vacation policy for pilots. PR Nightmare!

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Cost-Cutting Airlines – Headed for Trouble!

Beyond Philosophy

I’ve been flying major airlines for a long time, and like everyone else, I’ve noticed the changes – and not in a good way. At American Airlines, for example, incentive payments for top executives are now determined exclusively by income and cost savings. The checked baggage fees. The snacks we don’t get anymore.

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Cheap Airlines: Low Prices! Terrible Service! Can They Change?

Beyond Philosophy

airlines, sizing them up according to factors that matter to travelers, including delays, on-time arrivals and lost baggage. Overall, the newspaper reported, airlines did a better job on some measures in 2016 than in 2015, with 7 percent fewer late arrivals. The Wall Street Journal has released its annual scorecard of U.S.

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Powering Up the Airline Passenger Experience with Digital Transformation

Concentrix

Discover how an airline achieved 10X digital penetration and reduced costs by 67% with a complete digital transformation powered by Google Dialogflow.

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Is Surge Pricing a Game-Changer or Deal-Breaker for Customers?

Beyond Philosophy

Surge Pricing is commonly seen in ride-sharing services or airlines, where prices increase during peak times to encourage more drivers to hit the road. Examples of surge pricing include Uber’s increased fares during rainy weather and airlines charging higher prices for last-minute bookings or peak travel times.

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3 Examples of Change for the Better in Airlines

Beyond Philosophy

There have been many great stories in the past couple of months about airlines doing what was right by their Customers. Frontier Airlines Pilot Feeds His Passengers While Stranded on Runway. Southwest Airlines is a great Customer-centric airline with excellent employee engagement.

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