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Pandemic-Strengthened Volaris Plots Aggressive Fourth Quarter Growth

Contrary to most of the airline industry, Volaris has emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic strengthened with a growing fleet and expanding share of its home Mexican market. The airline is focused on keeping costs low to lure more former bus riders and expanding into Central America.

Pandemic-Strengthened Volaris Plots Aggressive Fourth Quarter Growth

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Qantas Expansion Shows Power of Vaccinations in Travel Recovery

Australia is lowering the drawbridge, reopening for international travel now that vaccination rates in the country are high. And Qantas is taking full advantage, bringing back its largely idled international network weeks, and for some routes, months before it had anticipated.

Qantas Expansion Shows Power of Vaccinations in Travel Recovery

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Southwest Slows Pandemic Recovery Amid Operational and Staffing Issues

Southwest is paying the price for its meltdown earlier in October, which left thousands of passengers stranded all over the country. When once the airline saw profits for the rest of the year, now it sees only losses.

Southwest Slows Pandemic Recovery Amid Operational and Staffing Issues

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Alaska Airlines Plans for ‘Choppy’ Recovery as Delta Variant Takes a Bite Out of Bookings

Alaska Airlines is decidedly more pessimistic about the recovery after suffering a severe Delta variant setback. Despite that, the airline is pushing ahead with its fleet renewal and plans to fully restore its schedule by next summer.

Alaska Airlines Plans for ‘Choppy’ Recovery as Delta Variant Takes a Bite Out of Bookings

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Your Hybrid Event Team Checklist

These seven key players bring the right mix of technical and creative expertise that every event planning team needs to deliver successful hybrid events.

Your Hybrid Event Team Checklist

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Who Really Controls High-Value Attendee Data From Events?

Event tech providers take different approaches to how they collect and manage attendee data. Now, there is growing concern among organizers about how this data management may impact them down the road.

Who Really Controls High-Value Attendee Data From Events?

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Alaska’s Pilots Union Asks For More Benefits as Airline Recovers

Alaska Airlines pilots worked with the carrier to get federal relief and help it through the pandemic. Now, they want more benefits as the travel recovery speeds up.

Alaska’s Pilots Union Asks For More Benefits as Airline Recovers

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Are Smart Glasses Coming to an Event Near You?

Google debuted its first smart glasses in 2012. Now Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook are all developing their own products. But what are smart glasses, and will they be coming to an event near you?

Are Smart Glasses Coming to an Event Near You?

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Will Meeting Booking Platforms Ever Be as Automated as Travel Sites?

Meeting booking platforms purport to streamline the Request for Proposal and venue sourcing processes, saving hours in the search for venues and back-and-forth with sales staff. While the process isn’t fully automated yet, some say it never can be. How far will the trend go?

Will Meeting Booking Platforms Ever Be as Automated as Travel Sites?

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United Airlines in Talks With Dulles Airport to Make Overdue Concourse Upgrades

United Airlines' Washington Dulles hub may be getting a long-overdue refresh to the tune of a multi-billion dollar concourse replacement. But even with the possibility of federal funds, costs could derail the project that everyone agrees is needed.

United Airlines in Talks With Dulles Airport to Make Overdue Concourse Upgrades