Articles tagged “aviation”

Court Revives US Airways Antitrust Case and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Court Revives US Airways Antitrust Case and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, a federal appeals court delivered a setback in antitrust litigation between US Airways and Sabre. Then the CEO of IATA said taxes aren't going to help curb carbon emissions — the solution may lie in subsidizing biofuel.

2 days ago

Emirates Slams Suppliers and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Emirates Slams Suppliers and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, the president of Emirates is at the end of his rope with reliability issues stemming from Airbus and Boeing. The CEO of EasyJet is similarly calling people out — in this case, over carbon emissions.

1 week ago

Summer Storm Delays and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Summer Storm Delays and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, flyers might be able to get ahead of summer storms by understanding how airlines rearrange their schedules. Plus Ryanair named its forthcoming CEO for the main airline, Spirit upgraded its seats, and United miles will no longer expire.

2 weeks ago

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Singapore Airlines Adds Seattle Flights to Extend Reach in Historic U.S. Expansion

Singapore Airlines Adds Seattle Flights to Extend Reach in Historic U.S. Expansion

Singapore Airlines + Skift

The carrier is deepening its commitment to the U.S. with additional nonstop flights that mark a historic expansion. The new service will give leisure and business travelers crossing the Pacific more options and smoother connections.

2 weeks ago

The Story Behind Tech Glitches and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

The Story Behind Tech Glitches and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we took a tech glitch from British Airways and analyzed why the broader industry encounters these so often. Then we have stories on Delta's data breach and its dispute between pilots and management over desirable transatlantic routes.

3 weeks ago

Meet the Finalists for the 2019 Skift Design Awards

Meet the Finalists for the 2019 Skift Design Awards

Matt Heidkamp, Skift

Skift Design Awards celebrates the trailblazers transforming the travel industry through human-centered design and experiences. Find out who's leading the pack before we reveal the winners at Skift Global Forum 2019.

4 weeks ago

United’s New Drinking Policy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

United’s New Drinking Policy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, United cracks down on pilots' alcohol consumption, Cathay sees complications from the Hong Kong protests, and we take a close look at competition in the European short-haul market.

4 weeks ago

The Problem With Carbon Offsets and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

The Problem With Carbon Offsets and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we take a critical look at carbon offsets, which don't actually address the industry's emissions problem. Then we have an in-depth story on the viability of El Al as a national carrier and more Max news from Boeing.

1 month ago

United Confronts Hidden-City Ticketing and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

United Confronts Hidden-City Ticketing and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we look at Max fallout for Ryanair and Air Canada. Plus United cracks down on travelers who book tickets to cities they don't intend to visit in order to snag a cheaper fare.

1 month ago

Spirit’s On-Time Struggle and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Spirit’s On-Time Struggle and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, earnings season is in high gear. Spirit suffers the financial and productivity-related costs of tweaking on-time performance, and JetBlue finds itself short on aircraft, plus more from American, United, and Wizz Air.

2 months ago

Renaming the Boeing 737 Max and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Renaming the Boeing 737 Max and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we look at whether Boeing should rebrand the 737 Max to convince the public to fly the now-infamous aircraft. We also have United's second-quarter earnings, including its views on developing its fleet, and stories on Newark and Atlanta airports.

2 months ago

KLM Has Some Unusual Advice for Its Customers: Fly Less

KLM Has Some Unusual Advice for Its Customers: Fly Less

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

It may sound entirely counterintuitive — even disingenuous — for an airline to urge its passengers to think twice before flying. But in the era of "flying shame," KLM's latest brand messaging might just end up being ahead of the curve.

2 months ago