Articles tagged “cargo”

Airlines

Sun Country CEO Says Flying Amazon Cargo Allows Airline to ‘De-Peak’ Schedule

Sun Country Chief Jude Bricker made the case for why low-cost carriers are the real growth story in aviation. "Our cost structure isn't dependent on adding new airplanes or keeping our pilots junior." Take that, Scott Kirby.

Sun Country CEO Says Flying Amazon Cargo Allows Airline to ‘De-Peak’ Schedule

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Tony Fernandes Steps Down as Acting Group CEO of AirAsia X

Tony Fernandes has stepped down as the acting group CEO of Capital A's long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X citing "other commitments," the airline announced in a note to investors on Monday. "I’m now going to focus on delivering significant value to shareholders of Capital A, including the AirAsia Aviation Group, aviation services, logistics, travel, fintech…

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Ex-Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza Thinks Electric Planes Face Huge Commercial Challenges

The future commercial use of electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles, or eVTOLs, will be "highly challenging," according to former Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza, who's a fan of the technology's potential, but thinks industrial and military applications would take place first. The Archer Aviation Maker aircraft on its first flight in December 2021. Baldanza,…

Airlines

Turkish Airlines Plans IPO and No-Frills Revamp for Regional Carrier

A no-frills revamp for AnadoluJet would allow Turkish Airlines greater reach into the price-sensitive market. Also, initial public offerings seem to be back in favor in travel.

Turkish Airlines Plans IPO and No-Frills Revamp for Regional Carrier

Airlines

French Shipping Giant CMA CGM Takes Stake in Air France-KLM

Taking a leaf out of Lufthansa's book, which is planning its own deal with MSC, this is a smart move that helps hedge against any further events that put the brakes on passenger flights.

French Shipping Giant CMA CGM Takes Stake in Air France-KLM

Short-Term Rentals

Daily Podcast: The Higher Cost of Short-Term Rentals

Good morning from Skift. It's Wednesday, January 26, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: The Higher Cost of Short-Term Rentals

Airlines

Airbus to Launch Airline Using Bulbous Beluga Cargo Planes

Airbus' plans to charter its Beluga planes to transport cargo come at an enormously opportune time for the aviation industry — considering cargo traffic has grown in the last year and those planes have a longer shelf life than expected. No wonder it will make it a subsidiary airline starting in 2023.

Airbus to Launch Airline Using Bulbous Beluga Cargo Planes

Airlines

Singapore Airlines Narrows Loss Through Cost Cuts and Uptick in Flyers

Singapore's reopening of travel lanes for vaccinated travelers won't be an immediate game-changer for the country's hard-hit airline, but it is a hopeful sign.

Singapore Airlines Narrows Loss Through Cost Cuts and Uptick in Flyers

Airline Weekly

Ethiopian Airlines Restores Jets From Cargo Use to Serve Rising Passenger Demand

Ethiopian Airlines Restores Jets From Cargo Use to Serve Rising Passenger Demand

Airline Weekly

FedEx Still Sees Profits Grow as Airlines Up Cargo Game

FedEx Still Sees Profits Grow as Airlines Up Cargo Game