Articles tagged “contracts”

Expedia and United Agree to Multiyear Contract Avoiding Messy Divorce

Expedia and United Agree to Multiyear Contract Avoiding Messy Divorce

Dennis Schaal, Skift

United had previously stated that it's a new era because of its mobile app and its ability to attract direct traffic to its websites. But the two parties found a way to come to terms.

3 months ago

Expedia CEO: If United Doesn’t Talk New Deal, It Will Be ‘Completely Bewildering’

Expedia CEO: If United Doesn’t Talk New Deal, It Will Be ‘Completely Bewildering’

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It's certainly possible that United may walk away from Expedia on September 30 if the two parties can't reach a new contract. Expedia is downplaying the financial impact, but the repercussions would be far-reaching — and would amount to a big hit to the Expedia brand.

7 months ago

Expedia and Marriott Finally Sign a New Contract

Expedia and Marriott Finally Sign a New Contract

Dennis Schaal, Skift

For pundits looking for a headline that Marriott won reduced commissions from Expedia, the reality is likely far more complex than that, and it might take an audit over the next few years to truly sort out the revenue impact. The new deal has Marriott properties remaining for sale on Expedia brands, as the two companies march off into the sunset maintaining their rough-and-tumble, if symbiotic relationship.

8 months ago

United Wins First Round in Expedia Dispute Over Fares

United Wins First Round in Expedia Dispute Over Fares

Dennis Schaal, Skift

United has leverage in its contract dispute with Expedia as each side maneuvers for position in the run-up to their contract expiration on September 30.

8 months ago

Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics

Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Southwest is frequently held up as an airline that has a great relationship with its employees. Has anyone factored in the airline's mechanics?

10 months ago

Expedia Files Lawsuit Against United Airlines in Contract Dispute

Expedia Files Lawsuit Against United Airlines in Contract Dispute

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It is relatively rare that contract disputes between online travel agencies and airlines reach the public domain unless they are at a breaking point. We'll undoubtedly hear more about this soon.

10 months ago

American Airlines and Expedia Quietly Settle Trademark Lawsuit

American Airlines and Expedia Quietly Settle Trademark Lawsuit

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It isn't clear precisely by what terms American Airlines and Expedia settled their trademark infringement lawsuit. What is known is that Expedia's Add-On Advantage program, the subject of the dispute, remains operational.

11 months ago

Firm Wins Tourism Contract to Flight 93 Crash Site in Pennsylvania

Kevin Begos, Associated Press

The victor in the contract is one of the world's largest infrastructure firms.

6 years ago