18 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 18 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

The Ever Given Is Unstuck, But the Ripple Effects Remain

Strong U.S. economy, consumer demand and the need for raw materials amplify the effects of the recent shipping turmoil.

Dresner Delivers Keynote at Air Transport Conference

Martin Dresner, professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, delivered the keynote speech at the Conference on Air Transport, Regional Development and Policy. The conference took place in February 2017 at the University of Bergamo in Italy. Dresner presented “Gains (And Losses) Through Connectivity,” which explored how market entry is affecting the U.S. airline industry.

No-Frills, Not Even a Carry-On: Would You Fly Basic Class?

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Standard coach class might soon feel downright luxurious. United Airlines is the latest major U.S.

How New Baggage Rules Will Affect Travelers, Airlines

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Air passengers are poised for improved baggage handling as a result of a broader set of forthcoming rule changes announced by the White House Tuesday night on behalf of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Southwest Fights Off Online Travel Agencies

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Southwest Airlines has long swiped left on online travel agencies. But now a trio of matchmakers is pushing the airline into a forced marriage of sorts in the name of consumer protection.

Here’s Something U.S. Airports Do Well

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Travelers who admire airport efficiency should book their next flight through Atlanta.

Blame Baggage Fees for Long Airport Lines?

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Lines at some airports have gotten nightmarish as travelers head into the summer's first holiday weekend. As a result, a top Transportation Security Administration official has lost his job, airlines are pleading that Congress spend more money on the TSA, and two U.S.

Baggage Fees: Fliers hate them, but they work

As travelers gear up for holiday travel, they Southwest now stands alone as the only U.S. airline to let passenger check a bag or two for free. And baggage fees account for 2.4 percent of all airline revenue, up from .55 percent before 2008, when many airlines started charging for even one checked bag.

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