Aviation LO Down

Thomas Cook Airlines: Done.

September 23, 2019 Season 3 Episode 2
Aviation LO Down
Thomas Cook Airlines: Done.
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Aviation LO Down
Thomas Cook Airlines: Done.
Sep 23, 2019 Season 3 Episode 2
David Lombardo (LO)
How modern desires for low cost and no frills ultimately spelled the end to one of the most legendary transportation companies in European history.
Show Notes

London based Thomas Cook, founded in 1841, was the oldest running transportation company in the world. But this weekend, that all came to an abrupt end, as the company ceased operation. Thousands are out of a job, and many thousands more are stranded around the world. Here's my take on why a once legendary company, that was started decades before the flight of the Wright Flyer, ultimately met its fate in the instant gratification, social media based modern day.

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