David Grossman : Airline Industry and Business Travel Reporter/Columnist

Covering the Airline Industry and Business Travel Issues

David Grossman writes about the airline industry and business travel for USA Today.com and other publications. His Business Traveler column has been featured on USA Today's web site since 2002.  Many of his columns offer tips on upgrading to first or business class, getting a good seat in economy when you can't upgrade, or finding the best air fares on the web.   David often covers airline economics, consolidation and pricing. He has also written about customer service, safety, security and other important issues of concern to business travelers.

Read David's recent columns on:
  • 2010: The year airline passengers struck back
  • Is the new three hour tarmac rule a success?

    Read other recent columns on:

  • maximizing your miles with a "rewards trip specialist"
  • comparing bank loyalty programs to airline and hotel frequent traveler programs
  • why an airline economic recovery is also good news for business travelers
  • why tracking those annoying ancillary fees charged by airlins can be a real nightmare for corporate travel managers
  • how the Continental-United Airlines merger will impact business travelers
  • three issues that will shape the future of air travel

    Other popular columns include:

  • surviving a computer crash on the road
  • 12 money-saving tips for renting a car
  • the politics of premium airline seating
  • how purchasing one-way tickets may be less expensive than round trip tickets
  • how Corporate Travel Departments become their own travel agents to save money
  • how to implement a succesful corporate travel program
  • ten cost-saving tips for business travelers in tough times
  • a five point plan to fix the nation's transportation problems
  • the case for high speed rail in America
  • Wayports - a solution to the congested air transport system
  • preventing ear pain in flight
  • coping with allergies on the road

    Or see what else David has written for USA Today.com.

    And now please check out David's new blog: Flight Diversions.