Airline Profitability Flying High, But Revenues Down

Summer travel is slowing down, the leaves are already beginning to change colors, and the kids are heading back to school. With the change of season, much of our TVC airport travel focus is on business travel or Spring Break getaway 2016. It is also a...

Delivery With A Star On Top

In the package delivery industry, the Big Three of United Parcel Service, Fed Ex and the financially-troubled U.S Postal Service dominate. But in recent years, more and more companies and individuals have turned to a thriving Traverse City-based business to solve their delivery problems. Star Delivery...

The Airfare War is Over

TRAVERSE CITY - When asked what he tells those clamoring for lower airfares out of Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport Director Kevin Klein responds, "You have lower fares now." And thus is Klein's challenge: how to educate the public about a rapidly changing industry, demonstrate...

Choppy Waters and Rough Roads Behind Us?

REGION - Northern Michigan residents have weathered a turbulent few years, thanks to declining home values, increasing unemployment and, for a time, skyrocketing gas prices. It surprised no one when sales for boats, RVs, motorcycles and ATVs sank in tandem with the tough economy. How...

Who will Claim Ford Country?

TC's long-established Bill Marsh auto family has purchased a Ford dealership just 27 miles away from powerhouse Fox Grand Traverse. As Ford's fortunes rise, is this town big enough for both of them?REGION - Just three years ago, General Motors and Toyota were the giants...