Articles tagged “airline operations”

Airlines

JetBlue-Backed Weather Startup Tomorrow.io to Go Public Via SPAC Deal

Silicon Valley sometimes mocks travel companies for not being as nimble as tech startups. So it's refreshing to learn that JetBlue Airways was a valuable mentor to Tomorrow.io, a tech startup that is now being valued at more than $700 million.

JetBlue-Backed Weather Startup Tomorrow.io to Go Public Via SPAC Deal

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Until now, artificial intelligence has mostly been hype. But AI is starting to save travel companies real money by making smarter predictions about events that impact operations.

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Online Travel

Sabre Sale of Tech Firm Airpas Aviation Gives Opening to Private Equity

Sabre wins from the sale of tech vendor Airpas because it represents more progress in a multi-year streamlining of its portfolio. The airline industry might also win if Airpas's new merger with another tech company represents a wave of better cost management tools.

Sabre Sale of Tech Firm Airpas Aviation Gives Opening to Private Equity

Online Travel

Sabre’s New Executive Role Signals a Refresh on Customer Service for the Travel Tech Company

Sabre has created a new role of "chief services officer." It might sound like a gimmick, but the concept actually has deep roots in the technology sector.

Sabre’s New Executive Role Signals a Refresh on Customer Service for the Travel Tech Company

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Face Computer Outages About Once a Month

Some airlines track delays and cancellations associated with computer outages internally to identify patterns and recurring issues that need fixing. The industry as a whole might benefit if it shared such data. But don't hold your breath on that happening.

U.S. Airlines Face Computer Outages About Once a Month

Airlines

Southwest Sues Its Mechanics Union Over Purported Job Action

Southwest's operation has been less reliable than usual recently. The airline has asked whether some mechanics, upset about the status of contract negotiations, may be purposely citing minor issues to pull aircraft from service. A federal judge must decide if this is a job action, or something else.

Southwest Sues Its Mechanics Union Over Purported Job Action