Articles tagged “aviation”

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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.

4 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.

4 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.

4 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.

4 months ago

Thomas Cook Shares Have Nearly No Value, Analysts Say

Thomas Cook Shares Have Nearly No Value, Analysts Say

Sam Unsted, Bloomberg

At Skift Forum Europe in April, Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser said the company should bounce back as long as it de-leverages its balance sheet and pays back it debt. Will that be enough?

4 months ago

Airplane Crashes, Boeing and the Age of Permanxiety

Airplane Crashes, Boeing and the Age of Permanxiety

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

While plane crashes are rare, travelers worry about them to an extreme extent. Boeing needs to be transparent about how it has failed the traveling public and reassure travelers this will never happen again.

6 months ago

The Delicate Balance of Discount Tickets and 8 Other Aviation Trends this Week

The Delicate Balance of Discount Tickets and 8 Other Aviation Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, Alaska and United negotiate how many last-minute seats they're willing to leave open, the CEO of British Airways opens up about the airline's troubles, and Emirates' investment in entertainment technology makes its customer experience top-notch.

6 months ago

American Airlines May Fly to Africa and India and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

American Airlines May Fly to Africa and India and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, American Airlines plans to use a new batch of Dreamliners to expand its routes, Delta and other U.S. airlines jostle for spots in Tokyo's very profitable Haneda airport, and Star Alliance may bulk up its loyalty program with non-airline perks.

7 months ago

The Gender Gap in Airline C-Suites and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

The Gender Gap in Airline C-Suites and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, make sure to check out our deep dive into the challenges women face trying to rise through the ranks of the airline industry. Also, United and Expedia continue their standoff.

7 months ago

Another European Airline Bites the Dust

Another European Airline Bites the Dust

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Germania certainly won't be the last European airline to go under this year. 2019 looks like being as challenging as 2018 – even with fuel at a much more favorable price.

7 months ago

Southwest Decides Against Basic Economy and 9 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Southwest Decides Against Basic Economy and 9 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, Southwest goes against the norm, Asian airlines start to offer business suites, and American Airlines is missing the mark on customer service. Also, be sure to check out the new Skift research, where we look at the future in airline revenue.

8 months ago

Brexit Forces Airline Caterer to Stockpile In-Flight Meals

Brexit Forces Airline Caterer to Stockpile In-Flight Meals

Ellen Milligan, Bloomberg

With the UK still divided over the hows, whats and whens of Brexit, companies are having to adapt to the uncertainty. We'll see more stockpiling across all industries as the deadline approaches.

8 months ago