Articles tagged “allegiant”

The Reinvention of Allegiant Air

The Reinvention of Allegiant Air

Jay Shabat, Skift

Long among the world’s most profitable airlines, Allegiant seeks even greater riches with a mix of old tricks and new ideas. Some, in fact, have nothing to do with air service.

2 days ago

Why Are Airline Websites So Bad at Inspiring Travel?

Why Are Airline Websites So Bad at Inspiring Travel?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There are floors full of marketing folks and techies at Expedia, Booking.com, United, and American Airlines who are measuring whether consumers click faster on the yellow button or the red banner. Can airline websites afford to be cheerleader, confidante, and payment processor simultaneously? Very doubtful.

1 month ago

Uplift Raises $123 Million to Broaden Its Travel Loan Services

Uplift Raises $123 Million to Broaden Its Travel Loan Services

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The old idea of payments in monthly installments is seeing new life in the U.S. online travel sector. Uplift is one of the leading tech vendors powering loans to travelers for buying from airlines such as Spirit and search sites like Kayak. Expect a lot of marketing around this in 2019.

11 months ago