Articles tagged “airlines”

Airlines

Airlines Press U.S. to Lift Covid Testing Requirements

Good for the airlines.

Airlines Press U.S. to Lift Covid Testing Requirements

Mergers and Acquisitions

PlusGrade to Buy Points.com for $385 Million in Cash in Blockbuster Loyalty Deal

PlusGrade and Points.com deal with some of the same partners, and they can now approach them with a collaborative pitch.

PlusGrade to Buy Points.com for $385 Million in Cash in Blockbuster Loyalty Deal

Airlines

Miami’s Global Boom Takes Flight

Miami was the busiest U.S. airport for international traffic in 2021, new data reveals. It's further evidence of rising tides for The Magic City, drawing first from short-haul global travelers, but expected soon to play host to returning long-haulers.

Miami’s Global Boom Takes Flight

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Nigeria’s Airlines Suspend Plans to Halt Local Flights Over Rising Fuel Costs

Nigerian airlines have been frustrated about paying the soaring prices for jet fuel upfront. But getting further assistance from a government also struggling with the rise in global oil prices may be a tall order.

Nigeria’s Airlines Suspend Plans to Halt Local Flights Over Rising Fuel Costs

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Spirit Airlines: JetBlue’s Higher Takeover Bid Is Just Too Risky for Shareholders

Spirit Airlines thinks any potential merger with JetBlue would fall afoul of regulators. The risk just isn't worth it to Spirit, which underscored its commitment to Frontier's initial bid.

Spirit Airlines: JetBlue’s Higher Takeover Bid Is Just Too Risky for Shareholders

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Investor 777 Buys AeroCRS to Build Tech Stack for Smaller Airlines

Investment firm 777 Partners hasn't only bought 68 Boeing 737 Max jets for its budget airlines. It has also been rolling up software vendors, competing with other airline tech providers.

Investor 777 Buys AeroCRS to Build Tech Stack for Smaller Airlines

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Spirit Airlines Rejects Improved JetBlue Bid in Favor of Frontier Merger

Spirit has spoken. Frontier is its preferred partner, even after a sweeter deal from JetBlue.

Spirit Airlines Rejects Improved JetBlue Bid in Favor of Frontier Merger

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Chinese Nationals Abroad Face Travel Frustrations Over Zero-Covid Policy

For the millions of Chinese citizens living outside of their country, the past two years have been arduous in being separated from family. Now that the rest of the world is opening up quickly, China's stringent zero-Covid policy is just to much to accept for many of these ex-pats.

Chinese Nationals Abroad Face Travel Frustrations Over Zero-Covid Policy

Airlines

Frontier Airlines Tips Balance to Non-Ticket Revenues

Frontier executives didn't say much about the state-of-play in a bid for Spirit Airlines during an earnings call this week. It was more about the here-and-now business, which for Frontier was about ancillary revenues.

Frontier Airlines Tips Balance to Non-Ticket Revenues

Airlines

Amsterdam Airport Boldly Asks Airlines to Cancel Flights to Alleviate Chaos

One more ripple effect of the labor shortage plaguing the travel industry. Airports are so overwhelmed by long lines and bedlam that Amsterdam officials have gone as far as to ask airlines to cancel some flights this weekend.

Amsterdam Airport Boldly Asks Airlines to Cancel Flights to Alleviate Chaos