Articles tagged “compensation”

UK Regulator Seeks to Force Ryanair to Compensate Strike-Hit Flyers

UK Regulator Seeks to Force Ryanair to Compensate Strike-Hit Flyers

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The Civil Aviation Authority's move to consider an enforcement action comes after the Irish carrier declined to compensate passengers over strike-related disruptions this summer. Ryanair said that courts in Germany, Spain, and Italy have already ruled that the strikes were an exceptional circumstance and that the airline doesn't owe compensation.

3 months ago

Survey: Nearly 80% of Hotel Professionals Aren’t Happy With Their Pay

Survey: Nearly 80% of Hotel Professionals Aren’t Happy With Their Pay

Dan Peltier, Skift

As it gets more complicated to trace where a booking actually came from hotels' sales and revenue teams are one group in the online travel booking ecosystem bearing the brunt of this.

4 years ago

The Highest Paid CEOs in Online Travel

The Highest Paid CEOs in Online Travel

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Was TripAdvisor's CEO Stephen Kaufer worth $39 million in 2013? That amount is a bit of an anomaly as it includes $38 million in stock options, and he won't be eligible for more until the Summer of 2017. Although there are complaints that TripAdvisor gives geographic growth a higher priority than short-term shareholder return, we don't see anyone complaining.

5 years ago

EU Weather Delay Ruling Affirms Passenger Compensation Rule

Oliver Smith, Daily Telegraph

What this means for US travelers: the EU rules apply to U.S. airlines' flights departing from European airports, but not to U.S. airlines' flights to Europe from the U.S.

5 years ago

Bad week for airline CEOs: United’s Smisek saw 41 percent pay cut

Bad week for airline CEOs: United’s Smisek saw 41 percent pay cut

Joshua Freed, Associated Press

All of United's operational fumbling and bumbling did more than damage its relationship with business travelers. Smisek felt it in his wallet. Smisek's CEO compensation woes come as a bankruptcy court judge denied American Airlines CEO Tom Horton a $20 million severance.

6 years ago

Disney CEO’s compensation jumped to $40.2 million as theme parks led growth

Disney CEO’s compensation jumped to $40.2 million as theme parks led growth

RTT News

Theme parks was Disney's fastest-growing business in fiscal 2012, although its media business, including ESPN, dwarfs the company's amusement park unit.

6 years ago

Compensation boost for Orbitz international business head signals its strategy

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Giving the head of your international businesses a monetary incentive to improve their performance is just plain old capitalism and a bow to human nature.

6 years ago