RealClear Radio Hour – Uber and Norwegian Air Fight Entrenched Cartels

22 Jun

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Uber: The New Transportation Technology Everybody Loves. . . Except Politicians

JUN 21, 2014

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Rachel Holt, Regional General Manager for Uber East Coast, tells the ride sharing company’s story from its early days in 2010. She notes that while Uber’s transportation model has been met with overwhelming support from both customers and drivers, politicians continue to respond to the interests of outmoded taxi cartels.

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Norwegian Air: Fighting Congress for Customers and Affordable Transatlantic Travel

JUN 21, 2014

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Bjorn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian Air, recounts how since he took over the near bankrupt airline, essentially by happenstance, two decades ago, and how the company has grown into a competitive global fleet carrier. Kjos, who prioritizes customers and efficiency, has proposed offering flights between the U.S. and Europe for under $500, but has been stalled by pushback from unions and Congress.

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