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The Airline Industry & Seattle's Music Scene
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Up, Up and Away! On this edition of Traveln On, Ian and Tonya welcome Fred Reid, former CEO of Virgin America who discusses the state of the airline industry, Sir Richard Branson, and his own personal travels. Then Ian and Tonya continue their look at Americas Music Cities! Todays stop the area that spawned Quincy Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana and Pearl Jam Seattle, Washington!
Episode Segments:
Fred Reid - Turbulent Times in the Airline Industry
Fred Reid, the former CEO of Virgin America talks about the current state of the airline industry. He believes things will continue to be tough, especially with the rising cost of fuel, but the best carriers will survive. He also discusses some of the challenges he has faced in his career.
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Fred Reid & Virgin America
Fred Reid talks about how he got his start in the airline industry, working with Richard Branson and the difficulties launching Virgin America. He also discusses the innovations of Virgin Airlines, and if he sees more consolidation ahead in the industry.
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A Musical Tour of Seattle
Ian and Tonya welcome James Keblas from the Seattle Mayors Office of Film and Music. James talks about the musical legacy of Seattle, and what makes it so special. He also discusses Seattles classical music and jazz music heritage, the role of women in Seattles music, and the creation of the Seattle Music Map.
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Music Tourism in the Emerald City
James Keblas talks about some of Seattles most popular music festivals, like Folk Life, Capital Hill Block Party and Bumbershoot. He also talks about Seattles independent music scene, Paul Allens Experience Music Project, and has some suggestions on places to eat in the city.
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View And Download A Copy Of The Seattle Music Map
Seattle is one of today’s most dynamic music cities, where a rich history feeds a lifestyle that is all about innovation, inspiration, and rocking the house every day and night. Explore this map by clicking on any location for more information. You may also explore the history of Seattle Music by time, or read up on special features.