Articles tagged “airline”

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Announcing Skift’s Air Pitch Startup Competition

Announcing Skift’s Air Pitch Startup Competition

Accenture Amadeus Alliance + Skift

We teamed up with the Accenture Amadeus Alliance to give travel industry startups a platform to pitch their innovative solutions at our premier startup competition.

12 hours ago

Southwest Airlines Accident Doesn’t Reflect a Crisis in U.S. Airline Safety

Southwest Airlines Accident Doesn’t Reflect a Crisis in U.S. Airline Safety

Joe Nocera, Bloomberg

This week's aviation news, which began with a 60-minutes report on Allegiant Air's questionable safety record and ended with the death of a Southwest Airlines passenger, likely stoked the fears of already nervous airline travelers. But if you look at the statistics, traveling by plane is still a much safer option than other modes of transportation.

6 days ago

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American Airlines’ New Flagship Experience Raises the Bar for Passengers

American Airlines’ New Flagship Experience Raises the Bar for Passengers

American Airlines + Skift

American Airlines’ new Flagship experience gives its premium passengers a sneak peek into the passenger experience of the not too distant future.

1 week ago

How Damaging Will a 60 Minutes Report Be to Allegiant Air?

How Damaging Will a 60 Minutes Report Be to Allegiant Air?

Brian Sumers, Skift

The 60 Minutes report on Sunday about Allegiant Air was solid, serious journalism. But it wasn't much of a surprise to industry insiders, who have known about the carrier's issues for awhile. Will executives have to deal with a wider fallout now?

1 week ago

HNA Group CEO Cancels Davos Trip

HNA Group CEO Cancels Davos Trip

Bloomberg News, Bloomberg

There are plenty of good reasons for avoiding the backslapping bonhomie of Davos. The fact that your company is facing a serious financial crisis and your travel holdings have halted training are good reasons.

3 months ago

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American Airlines’ Casper Partnership Elevates Its Branded Amenity Offerings

American Airlines’ Casper Partnership Elevates Its Branded Amenity Offerings

American Airlines + Skift

American Airlines’ partnership with Casper is a clear example of how legacy travel brands are going further with their amenities and the curated experiences they’re offering.

4 months ago

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Amadeus Airlines on Why Destructive Fare Wars May Finally Be Coming to an End

Amadeus Airlines on Why Destructive Fare Wars May Finally Be Coming to an End

SkiftX

Mike Robinson, Product Marketing Manager at Amadeus Airlines IT, discusses how we may finally see an end to the fare wars that have impeded innovation in the airline industry for decades.

6 months ago

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Why Airlines Need to Let Their Pricing Strategies Tell Their Story

Why Airlines Need to Let Their Pricing Strategies Tell Their Story

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

By taking a more scientific and strategic approach to pricing, airlines have the opportunity to drive customer satisfaction and stand out in a crowded marketplace.

8 months ago

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How Delta Is Using Personalization to Enhance the Business Travel Experience

How Delta Is Using Personalization to Enhance the Business Travel Experience

Delta Air Lines + Skift

Offering business travelers personalized experiences can not only improve traveler satisfaction, but also allow corporate travel providers to stand out among their competitors.

9 months ago

The New Wave of Booking Tech That’s Disrupting How Airlines Sell Tickets

The New Wave of Booking Tech That’s Disrupting How Airlines Sell Tickets

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Airlines are using new channels, such as Facebook chat and other airlines' websites, to sell their seats and other products. Some are turning to startups for help, rather than rely only on establishment vendors.

1 year ago

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Free Report: The Airline Industry’s Connected Commerce Future

Free Report: The Airline Industry’s Connected Commerce Future

Datalex + Skift

The challenge, and opportunity, for airlines is to evolve their businesses for a new “connected commerce” environment. Download your FREE report now!

2 years ago