Biography of the Author Michael Skapinker

Michael Skapinker

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  1. FILE PHOTO: British Airways passenger plane prepares to land at Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in L

    Commentary: Getting a flight ticket refund shouldn't be this hard

    We have made an involuntary, no-interest, unsecured loan to the world’s airlines, says the Financial Times’ Michael Skapinker.
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    Commentary: Think flying is dead? Four reasons why business travel will bounce back from the COVID-19 slump

    Coronavirus may give this decline another push, but there is an irreducible minimum of travel that business people need to do and that is unlikely ...
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    Commentary: Companies are behind the curve in dealing with older employees

    With the ratio of those over-65 to working adults in OECD countries expected to surge, firms need new options in engaging older employees while ...
  4. Motion sickness altitude sickness plane travel holiday

    Commentary: Flying and the pain of dealing with allergies, anxieties and emergencies while up in the air

    As people live, work and travel longer, whether on business or holiday, there is a greater likelihood of medical problems in the air, says the ...
  5. greenpeace iceland advert orang utan screegrab

    Commentary: Saving the orangutans shouldn't be this complicated

    Recent advertisements promoting conservation of these animals need to go beyond being cute, says Financial Times' Michael Skapinker.
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    Commentary: How to deal with your team members' personal crises

    Managers cannot escape from this part of the job, but help is at hand, says one observer at the Financial Times.
  7. office meeting room empty work life

    Commentary: Let’s hang up on conference calls

    We dutifully enter our pin code followed by the hash key but rarely achieve much, says one observer at the Financial Times.
  8. Women in office stressed and frustrated

    Commentary: How to deal with everyday injustices at the office

    Not being credited, not being thanked — they happen to everyone, says one observer at the Financial Times.
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    Commentary: Why do airport rankings matter?

    Singapore’s Changi has been voted the world’s best six years running — yet one observer says he remembers so little of it.
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    Commentary: Farewell to the blissful solitude of the long-haul flight

    With the spread of in-flight Wi-Fi, the cabin is no longer a place of peace and contemplation, says one Financial Times observer.