Articles tagged “david neeleman”

Airline Weekly

CEO Interview: Breeze Focuses on Operations After Less-Than-Perfect Launch

CEO Interview: Breeze Focuses on Operations After Less-Than-Perfect Launch

Online Travel

Expedia Leadership Shakeup and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered how Expedia Group redrew its org chart, Hong Kong's tourism prospects, and how a Cape Cod, Massachusetts cafe owner is getting ready for an expected visitor surge.

Expedia Leadership Shakeup and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

JetBlue Founder Neeleman’s 5th Act Breeze Airways Is Finally Taking Off

Serial airline entrepreneur David Neeleman's new venture Breeze Airways takes off next week. While it may not yet be the Amazon or Uber of airlines, Neeleman is confident in its prospects tapping some of American's pent-up travel demand.

JetBlue Founder Neeleman’s 5th Act Breeze Airways Is Finally Taking Off

Airlines

JetBlue Founder Delays Launch of His New Airline to 2021 Starting in Southeastern U.S.

At some point, the U.S. airline industry will have a robust recovery. But given the depth of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is unlikely this will happen next year. Breeze Airways may have a rough go at first.

JetBlue Founder Delays Launch of His New Airline to 2021 Starting in Southeastern U.S.

Airlines

JetBlue Founder Close to Giving Up TAP Stake as Portuguese Government Takes a Controlling Share

Giving a controlling stake to the Portuguese government is the price TAP will likely pay for a bailout.

JetBlue Founder Close to Giving Up TAP Stake as Portuguese Government Takes a Controlling Share

Airlines

JetBlue Founder Finally Offers Details About His New Airline — Including Its Name

David Neeleman's new airline promises to have good service at competitive prices. That's his strategy at every airline, and it's commendable. But Neeleman is also planning to operate what is essentially two business models at once. Can he pull it off?

JetBlue Founder Finally Offers Details About His New Airline — Including Its Name

Airlines

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Selects Salt Lake City as Headquarters for New Airline

Utah has always been a fine place to base a regional airline. But it's an unusual spot to build what is almost certainly going to be a nationwide carrier. But with technology, founder David Neeleman is betting that where an airline is headquartered no longer matters.

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Selects Salt Lake City as Headquarters for New Airline

Airlines

JetBlue Founder’s Poaching of Exec Blamed for Derailing Canadian Airline

David Neeleman can't seem to avoid the headlines. This time his recruitment of the CEO of a Canadian airline to his new airline venture Moxy triggered a lawsuit. It's doubtful it will go anywhere, but it's a fun glimpse into the hypersensitive egos of the airline startup world.

JetBlue Founder’s Poaching of Exec Blamed for Derailing Canadian Airline

Airlines

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Considers Used Jets to Get Early Start at New U.S. Airline

We know better than to second guess the world's No. 1 living airline entrepreneur. But if you're Moxy, why not just wait for shiny new Airbus A220s fresh from the factory? They'll probably be more reliable and can fly farther than the older Embraers.

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Considers Used Jets to Get Early Start at New U.S. Airline

Airlines

JetBlue’s Founder Prepares To Take Portugal’s National Airline Public

Super-entrepreneur David Neeleman saved Portugal's national airline and deserves credit for it. But like the United States, Europe is dominated by a few mega carriers. TAP doesn't have the scale to compete everywhere, so it will be interesting to see how the airline evolves.

JetBlue’s Founder Prepares To Take Portugal’s National Airline Public