Articles tagged “delta air lines”

Travel Agents

Daily Podcast: An Unhealthy Cruise Dependency

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, January 18, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: An Unhealthy Cruise Dependency

Airlines

Regional Pilot Shortage Slows the U.S. Airline Recovery

Airlines may be waving goodbye to the Omicron variant but they are just beginning to feel the fallout from the pandemic. U.S. carriers face a worsening shortage of pilots to fly small, regional jets, which is hampering their recovery and sending more travelers into the hands of budget competitors.

Regional Pilot Shortage Slows the U.S. Airline Recovery

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Delta Air Lines Sees Better Days Ahead

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, January 14, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Delta Air Lines Sees Better Days Ahead

Airlines

Delta CEO Predicts Omicron Peak Will Mark Shift to an Endemic Covid-19

Delta took an Omicron-sized hit in December that has continued into the new year. But the airline remains bullish on the recovery, which CEO Ed Bastian says can move forward apace now that Covid-19 is likely moving toward being an endemic, like the flu.

Delta CEO Predicts Omicron Peak Will Mark Shift to an Endemic Covid-19

Airlines

Staff Shortages Force United and Delta to Cancel Holiday Flights

Holiday travel is always a headache, but when mixed with a rapidly spreading virus and mandatory quarantines "headache" doesn't quite capture the stress for both airlines and passengers.

Staff Shortages Force United and Delta to Cancel Holiday Flights

Airlines

Delta CEO Asks CDC to Cut Quarantine in Breakthrough Covid Cases

The Omicron variant is not only threatening the bottom line of major U.S. airlines, it's also exacerbating the labor shortage plaguing an industry already struggling to hire enough workers to serve large numbers of travelers. Ed Bastian steps up. Will other C-suiters follow?

Delta CEO Asks CDC to Cut Quarantine in Breakthrough Covid Cases

Airline Weekly

Delta Air Lines Aims to Raise Fares in 2022

Delta has tempered expectations for 2022 amid serious questions over the Omicron variant and when business travelers will return. But even a tempered forecast has a silver lining: Slower growth means higher fares, and a return to profits for the carrier after two years in the red.

Delta Air Lines Aims to Raise Fares in 2022

Airline Weekly

Delta, Virgin Group Invest $530 Million in Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic got an early Christmas present to the tune of $530 million. Delta Air Lines and the Virgin Group are pouring more money into the airline to support its continued recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Delta, Virgin Group Invest $530 Million in Virgin Atlantic

Airline Weekly

Aeromexico Creditors Claim Restructuring Plan Undervalues Airline by $1 Billion

Aeromexico's exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection has become more complicated now that its unsecured creditors have objected to the plan the airline filed with a U.S. bankruptcy court. The plan undervalues the airline by $1 billion, the creditors claim.

Aeromexico Creditors Claim Restructuring Plan Undervalues Airline by $1 Billion

Airline Weekly

Airlines Take Wait-And-See Approach to Omicron Variant

The airline industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to the new Omicron variant. But the new variant is the latest indication that rolling travel restrictions and dips in demand in the wake of endemic Covid-19 outbreaks could be just become another facet of the airline business.

Airlines Take Wait-And-See Approach to Omicron Variant