Articles tagged “delt air lines”

Airlines

Airport Security Lanes Get Automated Bins in Time for Thanksgiving Crush

We'll wait to see how these new types of security lanes work in practice during the peak holiday period before judging them. Will these larger bins, automated so passengers don't need to feed them into X-ray machines, really remove bottlenecks? It will take time for flyers to get used to the whole thing.

Airport Security Lanes Get Automated Bins in Time for Thanksgiving Crush

Airlines

Airbnb Forms Loyalty Partnership with Delta Air Lines

Airbnb seems increasingly focused on forming loyalty links with airlines, especially as the company prepares to branch out into other sectors of travel beyond just accommodations. Could an Airbnb loyalty program be far off?

Airbnb Forms Loyalty Partnership with Delta Air Lines

Airlines

United Airlines Is Improving But Now It Needs to Deliver

United has engendered a lot of goodwill because of the hirings of Oscar Munoz as CEO and later Scott Kirby as president but investors are impatient to see better bottom-line performance.

United Airlines Is Improving But Now It Needs to Deliver

Airlines

Cheap Airfares are About to Vanish as U.S. Airlines Tighten Capacity

Airfares don't feel particularly cheap -- anecdotally speaking -- but things can always get worse (from a consumer perspective). Next week will punctuate where airfares are heading as United and American report their third quarter results.

Cheap Airfares are About to Vanish as U.S. Airlines Tighten Capacity

Airlines

Delta Slows Capacity Growth and Exceeds Q3 Profit Estimates

Delta wants to keep as much control over fares as it can. Its answer? Limit the growth of capacity. We'll see in the next couple of weeks to what degree its competitors follow suit.

Delta Slows Capacity Growth and Exceeds Q3 Profit Estimates

Airlines

Airlines Ask DOT for Permission to Collude Over a Debt Collection

This is a highly unusual request for U.S. carriers to seek a reprieve from antitrust immunity from the Department of Transportation so they can figure out how to be more powerful debt collectors in Venezuela. It shouldn't cause too many antitrust concerns although it's difficult to see how the group effort to pressure Venezuela would do much good.

Airlines Ask DOT for Permission to Collude Over a Debt Collection

Airlines

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

JetBlue is returning to Atlanta after exiting the Delta hub in 2003 and likewise Delta doesn't want to play nice with JetBlue in its focus-city, Boston. Let the games begin -- or continue.

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

Airlines

In the Battle for Seattle Flyers, Delta Is Practically Giving Away Elite Status

Delta is once more doubling down in its campaign to woo Seattle customers.

In the Battle for Seattle Flyers, Delta Is Practically Giving Away Elite Status

Airlines

Kinder, Gentler Airlines Bring Back Free Snacks and Entertainment

When it comes to onboard perks, little things mean a lot. Free snacks -- and perish the thought, free meals -- plus in-flight entertainment without charge will go a long way toward engendering loyalty from passengers at the back of the plane. Smart moves by the airlines involved.

Kinder, Gentler Airlines Bring Back Free Snacks and Entertainment

Announcements

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

The new flight attendants' contract at United, coupled with other steps CEO Oscar Munoz is taking, could finally enable United to make up some serious ground against its competitors.

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler