Holiday travelers may prefer road trip to airline flight – Tampa Bay Tribune
The holiday stories keep on coming. This time the Tampa paper was looking at whether people will walk away from flights and go to the car instead. I pointed out that for flights under 500 miles, if you have a family it’ll nearly always be cheaper and often easier to drive. But what didn’t get picked up is that low oil prices don’t make that reality. If you have a family, it was probably cheaper to drive even with oil prices well above where they are now.
LA City Council approves Ontario airport agreement – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The city of LA has officially approved the transfer of Ontario Airport back to the region and away from LA World Airports. Now it’s time for the Ontario authority to come up with a plan. I gave my thoughts on that here.