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Regional Airline Contour Offers Big Lessons for Pilot Staffing Challenge

Is the pilot shortage U.S. airlines face only about the number of pilots, or are pay and quality of life part of it? The CEO of small Contour Airlines argues it's the latter.

Regional Airline Contour Offers Big Lessons for Pilot Staffing Challenge

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Hidden Event Fees Piling Up

With a surge of pent-up demand and the need for hotels and other venues to bring in revenue, hidden fees are finding their way onto many meeting ledgers and planners are furious. 

Hidden Event Fees Piling Up

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Southwest’s Secret Weapon

Southwest Airlines had a secret weapon in the second quarter: Its fuel hedges. That helped propel it to an impressive 17 percent operating margin.

Southwest’s Secret Weapon

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Airlines That Hedged on Fuel Prices Emerged Winners in Second Quarter

The June quarter was highlighted by a surge in air travel and marred by high oil prices, but some airlines had a secret weapon.

Airlines That Hedged on Fuel Prices Emerged Winners in Second Quarter

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Exploring the Future of Associations

In this episode of the Event Manager Podcast, we discuss the future of associations with Rob Eveleigh, managing director of Brightelm. 

Exploring the Future of Associations

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Will Event Planners Reconsider States Where Abortion Rights Are in Limbo?

How will President Joe Biden's executive order to ensure access to abortion impact groups that have vowed not to meet in states where it is illegal?

Will Event Planners Reconsider States Where Abortion Rights Are in Limbo?

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Lufthansa CEO Sees Some Flight Disruptions Continuing Into Next Year

Lufthansa sees schedules to remaining constrained through the fall as airlines recover from their bad summer. That means higher fares for travelers, but also profits for some carriers.

Lufthansa CEO Sees Some Flight Disruptions Continuing Into Next Year

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Inflation Impacts Meetings in New Ways

New research shows that meeting planning is impacted by inflation and rising costs in ways few anticipated. As a result, obstacles abound, from unfilled job openings to supply chain issues yet to be resolved.

Inflation Impacts Meetings in New Ways

Airline Weekly

IndiGo Leads India’s Air Travel Recovery as Competition Grows

IndiGo is focused on growth as Indian flyers have caught the "travel bug," as CEO Ronojoy Dutta put it. All it needs now are fuel and foreign exchange pressures to ease and it'll be back in the black too.

IndiGo Leads India’s Air Travel Recovery as Competition Grows

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Meeting Professionals Prepare for Economic Downturn

How are planners and other meeting professionals preparing for a potential recession? They are tightening contracts, establishing advance payments, exploring new skills, and keeping up with their networks.

Meeting Professionals Prepare for Economic Downturn