American Airlines’ more than 1,000 canceled flights this week offer a chance for business travelers and others to piggyback off this news story.
The airlines canceled more than 930 flights today, stranding tens of thousands of travelers in airports throughout the U.S. More than 570 flightsw are expected to be canceled on Friday, with the schedule back to normal later this weekend.
Here’s how Publicity Hounds can piggyback onto this news:
—If you’re speaker who couldn’t get to your speaking engagement, let your local media know. You’re the local angle to this national story.
—Meeting planners, what did you do when your keynote speaker never showed?
—Stress experts, what can stranded travelers do to ease the pain?
—Travel experts, what kinds of contingency plans should travelers make before leaving home so they aren’t at the mercy of the airline that cancels a flight?