Dean Corrigal of Leisure Travel Vans told Business Insider that between 30% and 40% of emails his company has received come from customers inquiring specifically about the vans’ mobile office capabilities. “It’s a huge amount of first-time buyers sending request emails to us … people that want to work from their RVs are right behind that,” Corrigal said. “I think it’s a huge growing segment, and the longer this COVID-19 thing lasts, the more the RV industry is going to go forward and push in sales.”
Southwest Airlines has its sights on Chicago and Houston.
Residents from these two cities will soon get extra opportunities to book flights with the commercial airline now that Southwest has announced its plans to expand travel routes.
“We decided to see how our north side looks in Chicago and Houston,” Southwest wrote in a tweet on Monday. ”Keep your eyes here in the coming months for route specifics.”
The airports Southwest is adding service to include Chicago O’Hare International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and will likely begin operation in the first half of 2021.
Southwest already had established routes at the Midway International Airport in Chicago and the Houston Hobby International, which employ 4,800 and 4,000 people, respectively.
The airline noted that