When people fly to the United States for a conference, that is considered an export in economic terms—and $1.1 trillion one at that. Here's the breakdown.
On Monday, U.K.-based Thomas Cook travel agency and airline shut its doors. A somber statement on its Twitter account offered a link redirecting its former customers to a site operated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the British aviation regulator. The collapse left some 150,000 travelers stranded abroad.