An excellent “things learned” piece at The New York Times re the Icelandic volcano eruption.  One of the takeaways?  Where you book your ticket matters a lot – an awful lot.

Some of the article’s other “revelations” are hardly newsworthy, but they’re things which exacerbated a really bad situation.  Such as?  Airline employees may not know their employer’s own rules.  Also:  cost-cutting staffing cutbacks dramatically worsen a situation which is already bad.

Check it out here:  Lessons From the Icelandic Volcano Eruption

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  2. Adriano says:

    I thought that in the US you could have the same guarantees and assistance as in EU (where, btw even overbooking reimbursements are pretty high). For once good ole Europe doesn’t lag behind! ^_^

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