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A Lump Sum and Flight Benefits: American Airlines Posts Severance Package for Former Exec Vasu Raja

Vasu Raja’s severance package includes a payout of his base salary until January 31, 2025 and flight benefits. He’s also eligible to receive a lump sum payout of $968,750 after the severance period ends.

A Lump Sum and Flight Benefits: American Airlines Posts Severance Package for Former Exec Vasu Raja

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Australia to Paris Nonstop Launches Friday. 17+ Hours in Economy, Anyone?

The Perth to Paris route marks the latest ultra-long haul service from Qantas. Even longer nonstop links from Sydney to New York and London are due to follow.

Australia to Paris Nonstop Launches Friday. 17+ Hours in Economy, Anyone?

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One Flight Every 9.5 Minutes: U.K. to U.S. Travel Reaches All-Time High

It might be Independence Day, but the sky-high ties between the two countries have never been stronger.

One Flight Every 9.5 Minutes: U.K. to U.S. Travel Reaches All-Time High

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American Airlines Bets on Hydrogen-Electric Engines Despite Limits

Airlines have been making larger investments in hydrogen-electric startups as they look for ways to become more sustainable. But it’s unclear if such engines can be used on a wide scale.

American Airlines Bets on Hydrogen-Electric Engines Despite Limits

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Meet the CEO with 13 Bosses: New Oneworld Alliance Chief Nat Pieper Talks Strategy

In one of his first sit down interviews since taking on the new job, Pieper tells Skift how he navigates such a challenging brief.

Meet the CEO with 13 Bosses: New Oneworld Alliance Chief Nat Pieper Talks Strategy

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Airlines Brace for Busiest Fourth of July Yet

This year’s holiday is set to be one of the busiest on record as millions of Americans take to the skies during the holiday week.

Airlines Brace for Busiest Fourth of July Yet

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Scalp Massages at JFK? Inside Delta’s Premium Lounge Debut

The first Delta One lounge at JFK includes a full-service restaurant, a shoe shining service, massage chairs and other spa treatments.

Scalp Massages at JFK? Inside Delta’s Premium Lounge Debut

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American Airlines and Flight Attendants Fail to Reach New Contract

Without a new contract, American Airlines flight attendants say they are preparing to potentially strike.

American Airlines and Flight Attendants Fail to Reach New Contract

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American Airlines Hits Pause on Pilot Hiring

American is the latest major U.S. carrier to pause hiring new pilots. The carrier is facing a weaker financial outlook for the second quarter and is moderating its growth for the year.

American Airlines Hits Pause on Pilot Hiring

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Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

As JetBlue makes carry-on bags free for all passengers, is United's isolated market positioning becoming increasingly untenable?

Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own