As summer travel heats up, American Airlines is cutting flights
Jun 21, 2021

As summer travel heats up, American Airlines is cutting flights

American Airlines, which is flying more than its competitors, is canceling hundreds of flights. One reason is a labor shortage. Plus, ditching your dining plans could cost you: Restaurants are cracking down on people who don't show up for reservations. And, chronicling Amazon's constant growth and the challenges it faces as Prime Day kicks off.

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Restaurants crack down on no-shows

Jun 21, 2021
Forgetting to cancel your reservation could end up costing you.
At lots of restaurants, you'll need to take out your credit card long before the bill arrives to put down a deposit on your reservation.
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What challenges face Amazon without Bezos at the helm?

Brad Stone, author of “Amazon Unbound,” explains how Bezos shaped Amazon’s business and culture.
Bezos' personal dedication to innovation and obsession with preventing stagnation at Amazon influenced many of the company's successful projects, but also its failures and its problematic workplace culture.
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Music from the episode

The Force Lettuce

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer