Articles tagged “aviation”

Gulf Carrier Pact Tension and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Gulf Carrier Pact Tension and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said one of the three largest Gulf carriers is competing unfairly. Then EasyJet and Ryanair discuss potential Brexit disruption.

6 days ago

Why National Carriers Exist and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Why National Carriers Exist and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, don't miss our new deep dive into the history, economics, and psychology behind national airlines, many of which struggle chronically. We also looked at how and why airlines raise fees — and how they might do it better.

2 weeks ago

United’s Path Forward and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

United’s Path Forward and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we have a Q&A with United President Scott Kirby, whose choices — while not always popular — have borne fruit. Outside the U.S., Icelandair hasn't fared as well.

3 weeks ago

United’s New Fees and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

United’s New Fees and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we dwelled on middle seats. United plans to charge new fees for avoiding that undesirable spot, and Delta will fly a new jet that actually has fewer middle seats.

4 weeks ago

Airport Security Gap and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Airport Security Gap and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we took a closer look at what the recent stolen-plane incident means for airport security. In the cabin, passengers get their way with the overhead bins.

1 month ago

Fuel Prices Climb and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Fuel Prices Climb and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, rising fuel costs mean the good times of low fares may be drawing to a close. Not that passengers appreciated them to begin with. And don't miss our new series At Your Service, this month featuring Qantas' professor of jet lag.

2 months ago

JetBlue’s First Female President and 14 Other Aviation Trends This Week

JetBlue’s First Female President and 14 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we've got plenty of earnings coverage. Plus, JetBlue has its first female president, who wants to increase diversity, and American Airlines legend Bob Crandall talked about the pitfalls of consolidation in aviation.

2 months ago

JetBlue Founder Confirms New Airline and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

JetBlue Founder Confirms New Airline and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, JetBlue's founder confirms he'll start a new U.S. airline, and investors are feeling more optimistic about United after its second-quarter earnings call.

2 months ago

Opportunities for the 15 Ways Travelers Use Mobile: Skift Research

Opportunities for the 15 Ways Travelers Use Mobile: Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

If there is a common thread throughout the in-destination journey today, it’s mobile. Even so, gaps exist in mobile usage between parts of the journey and the key players in each part. For those that are behind, it’s urgent to play catch-up.

2 months ago

Norwegian Air’s Possible Sale and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Norwegian Air’s Possible Sale and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we analyzed the second quarter earnings of Norwegian Air and Delta. We'll be watching the status of a potential Norwegian sale.

2 months ago

All The Ways U.S. Travelers Use Mobile at Destinations: New Skift Research

All The Ways U.S. Travelers Use Mobile at Destinations: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

From finding things to do, to making spontaneous bookings, and more, mobile has a role to play at each part of the in-destination journey. Travel brands that can add value to this mobile journey have a lot to gain.

2 months ago

JetBlue’s New Competition and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

JetBlue’s New Competition and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we're a little skeptical of JetBlue saying it's not worried about competing with its founder, who may be starting a new airline as soon as 2020.

3 months ago