Articles tagged “alaska”

Cruises

Alaskan Cruise Season Expanding Due to Climate Change

There are no winners in this story.

Alaskan Cruise Season Expanding Due to Climate Change

Airlines

Porter Airlines Tops Up Embraer Order to 100 Jets at Farnborough

Canada’s Porter Airlines is in a much better place compared to the pandemic, when it furloughed 90 percent of its staff. It's just ordered an additional 20 E195-E2 aircraft from Embraer, which also won an eight-plane order from Alaska Air Group.

Porter Airlines Tops Up Embraer Order to 100 Jets at Farnborough

Airline Weekly

Northern Pacific Will ‘Rip Off’ Icelandair Model With Stopover Vacation Tie-Ins

Why would anyone start an airline now, as the airline industry recovers from its worst crisis in a century, to fly to Asia, a region where travel is expected to remain depressed until 2024? Northern Pacific Airways, a startup based in Anchorage, believes now is the best time, so it can get established before competition heats back up.

Northern Pacific Will ‘Rip Off’ Icelandair Model With Stopover Vacation Tie-Ins

Airlines

Air France-KLM Gets Shrewd About Fares and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we looked at changes in Air France-KLM's pricing strategies, Vrbo's attempt to woo disgruntled Airbnb hosts, Nashville's tourism strategy, and the Delta's reversal and the state of Georgia's new voter suppression law.

Air France-KLM Gets Shrewd About Fares and  9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

European Travel Ban Came Too Late and 11 Other Top Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

In coronavirus-related travel stories this week, Skift covered the tardiness of banning European travel to the United States, Airbnb and Trivago's workforce cuts, staycations, Hilton's views on drive vacations, and Alaska Airlines' bets on its agility with domestic travelers.

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Pledges to Defend Home Turf Against Competition

People joke that Alaska Airlines' name no longer makes sense. But the airline still has a huge franchise in the state. It's going to want to defend its turf.

Alaska Airlines Pledges to Defend Home Turf Against Competition

Cruises

Alaska Braces for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season

Cruise operators go where they see demand, and Alaska has been a hot market for a while now. Will the introduction of more and bigger ships change that dynamic?

Alaska Braces for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Works Fast to Erase Memories of Virgin America

It can take some airlines as long as a decade after a merger before they truly operate as one entity. But Alaska Airlines is working much faster to gobble up Virgin America. Part of that is because both carriers were relatively small. But by any standard, Alaska is moving quickly.

Alaska Airlines Works Fast to Erase Memories of Virgin America

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Is Trying to Luxe Up Its Mass-Market Line

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings keeps trying new ways to get higher-spending passengers on board. Quarterly results show the efforts are working so far.

Norwegian Cruise Is Trying to Luxe Up Its Mass-Market Line

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Moving Its Built-for-China Ship to the U.S.

Norwegian Cruise Line made a significant investment in China when it built a ship specifically for that market. But as executives like to say, ships are easy to move when necessary, and clearly Norwegian sees a brighter future in the U.S.

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Moving Its Built-for-China Ship to the U.S.