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Air Travel Exports Reach All-Time High in 2014

Did you know that your job could be one that is supported by the U.S. airline industry? Commercial aviation helps drive more than 11 million American jobs, especially those in the travel and tourism industry. For every 100 airline jobs, an estimated 473 are supported outside of the airline industry both directly and indirectly, including […]

For Travelers, Every Day is Tax Day

This week, millions of Americans will file their taxes and send their checks off to the IRS, but for air travelers, every day is tax day. The aviation industry and its passengers pay 17 different federal taxes and fees – all of which totaled more than $20 billion last year. On a typical $300 domestic […]

Day in the Life of a Frequent Flier

Zander Ross, a flight attendant for American, has developed a solid fitness routine that helps him stay in shape and reduces stress while he spends nearly 20 days out of each month flying around the world for his job. Airline crew members are not the only frequent fliers out there. Many of you have jobs […]

How Flowers Get From Field to Florist

Many people typically think of Valentine’s Day as the big flower holiday, but after this long winter, we are looking forward to seeing the Easter lily! You may not realize that the airline industry plays a role in bringing everyday items directly within our reach, like the Easter lily and other seasonal flowers. Each day U.S airlines move nearly 50,000 tons of cargo, making life easier for […]

Dow vs. Dow

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association CEO has become somewhat of a broken record when it comes to the topic of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) – or Airport Tax. Whenever Mr. Dow finds himself in front of a crowd or a microphone, he finds a way to misinform his audience and advocate for raising taxes […]

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