Articles tagged “aviation”

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.

2 hours 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 days 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.

1 week 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.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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.

1 month 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

Meet the 2019 Skift Design Awards Judges

Meet the 2019 Skift Design Awards Judges

Matt Heidkamp, Skift

The Skift Design Awards recognizes the brands and designers shaping the future of travel experiences. We've pulled together a panel of judges from Bunkhouse, AWAY, Slack, WeWork, and more.

3 months ago

Boeing Crisis Deepens as SEC Probes 737 Max Jet Disclosures

Boeing Crisis Deepens as SEC Probes 737 Max Jet Disclosures

Benjamin Bain and Matt Robinson, Bloomberg

Boeing remains in the hot seat — and the temperature's rising as regulators intensify their scrutiny.

3 months ago

Thomas Cook May Sell Nordics Division and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Thomas Cook May Sell Nordics Division and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, a struggling Thomas Cook may drop one of its main airlines; an aviation entrepreneur leaves behind a 40-year legacy; and American Airlines deals with ongoing setbacks amid union issues.

3 months ago

This German Startup Aims to Have a Fleet of Jet-Powered Flying Taxis by 2025

This German Startup Aims to Have a Fleet of Jet-Powered Flying Taxis by 2025

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Lilium's five-seat aircrafts can operate in pilot or drone mode, but the company must raise more venture capital dollars for it to reach its goal.

3 months ago