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Qantas Braces for Crowd Rush With Staff Bonuses, Schedule Cuts

Australia appears to be the next corner of the world to be hit with all the flying disarray gripping Europe and the U.S. Qantas Airways has warned about the months ahead, and is making plans to blunt the impact.

Qantas Braces for Crowd Rush With Staff Bonuses, Schedule Cuts

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Daily Podcast: One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging

Good morning from Skift. It's Frida, June 24 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging
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Potential British Airways Strike Adds to European Airlines’ Struggles This Summer

European travelers terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad travel summer may have just gotten a little bit worse. Some of British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport have voted to strike.

Potential British Airways Strike Adds to European Airlines’ Struggles This Summer

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U.S. Airlines Shouldn’t Enter the Blame Game Fray Over Travel’s Summer of Chaos

This is going to be a tough summer for U.S. airlines. They are scheduling more flights than the system can handle as passengers show a near insatiable appetite for tickets. The last thing they need to be doing is joining the pass-the-buck club between airports and governments.

U.S. Airlines Shouldn’t Enter the Blame Game Fray Over Travel’s Summer of Chaos

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London’s Heathrow Ups 2022 Passenger Forecast Amid Airport Chaos

The revised passenger forecast reflects that Heathrow has benefited from a resurgence in travel. Now, if only the airport could get its act together to avoid long queues and chaotic luggage piles.

London’s Heathrow Ups 2022 Passenger Forecast Amid Airport Chaos

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The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

It's little surprise that the CEO of most America's most financially sound big airline, Ed Bastian of Delta, was also the highest paid. But how does he stack up to his peers?

The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

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Daily Podcast: Best-Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, June 23 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Best-Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

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SkyWest Airlines Finds a Bold Solution to Pilot Shortage — Launch a New Carrier

SkyWest Airlines wants to launch a new airline in order to continue serving small cities amid pilot shortage-driven cutbacks. It could work if the Department of Transportation signs off.

SkyWest Airlines Finds a Bold Solution to Pilot Shortage — Launch a New Carrier

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EasyJet Moves to Silence Critics With a Big Airbus Order

EasyJet knows it needs more planes to challenge Ryanair and Wizz Air for a larger slice of the European airline recovery. A new deal with Airbus will help it step up to the challenge.

EasyJet Moves to Silence Critics With a Big Airbus Order

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Airline Group Chief Rips Government Covid Responses as ‘Shambolic’

Willie Walsh, director general of the International Air Transport Association, has a point. Do better next time. Way better.

Airline Group Chief Rips Government Covid Responses as ‘Shambolic’