22 Total Quotes

Tom Parsons Quotes

People who set up repressive machinery always think it's going to be directed against the Bad Guys (whoever they think the Bad Guys are) and never against themselves
Tom Parsons
#People

If it's my money right now and they told me to buy something for April 18, I probably wouldn't buy it on American,
Tom Parsons
#Money

People who hesitate and wait this year are going to be sorry,
Tom Parsons
#People

They'll tell their agents to keep an eye out for someone who may have gotten a trip by buying miles. Next thing you know, you're buying a one-way ticket home and the agent is getting a $50 or $100 reward.
Tom Parsons
#Agents

I couldn't get the airlines to talk to me last summer. This year four airlines have come to me and offered me cheaper fares than I'm quoting.
Tom Parsons
#Airlines

It will have an effect on some people.
Tom Parsons
#People

[While the cause of the American Airlines crash is unknown, it would be a mistake to assume it had to do with an act of terror, Parsons said. Crashes due to mechanical failure are a fact of airline travel.] It's not uncommon through a normal year to lose a plane, ... John Q Public needs to understand that we do have accidents. It's usually in the first eight minutes up and in the last eight minutes down.
Tom Parsons
#Airlines

I still think this is a good summer for consumers.
Tom Parsons
#Consumers

Many people wait until the last minute to get their tickets,
Tom Parsons
#People

I don't know if it's anything to be alarmed about. As long as it's used for intelligence versus harassment, I have no problem with it.
Tom Parsons
#Intelligence

Many people wait until the last minute to get their tickets. But what you should do is book early and just make sure you monitor the prices.
Tom Parsons
#People

We're losing an airline that brought super low fares to America. Those super low fares put them into bankruptcy, too.
Tom Parsons
#America

People might have to stand by for one or two flights, but inconvenience to passengers should be minimal.
Tom Parsons
#People

If you bought your ticket through a local travel agent, or online, you want everything printed before this information starts disappearing from the computer systems.
Tom Parsons
#Information

From Charleston, S.C., to Portland, Maine, those folks are going to wish for Independence Air to be back.
Tom Parsons
#Independence

Probably almost any commercial airport in America has an airfare sale going on today,
Tom Parsons
#America

Probably almost any commercial airport in America has an airfare sale going on today.
Tom Parsons
#America

Look at their sister airlines.
Tom Parsons
#Airlines

The business traveler, for years, has been complaining that leisure travelers should pay more, and that appears to be happening today.
Tom Parsons
#Business

The jury is still out on the US Airways fare increase for the business traveler.
Tom Parsons
#Business

<font class="sqq">"If it's my money right now and they told me to buy something for April 18, I probably wouldn't buy it on American,"
Tom Parsons
#Money

<font class="sqq">"The only problem you may see with Internet-only products is they're really geared around hub airports of these airlines. In most cases, what they'll do is run it from their hubs."
Tom Parsons
#Airlines