Articles tagged “earnings”

United Powers Through the 737 Max Waiting Game With Strong Earnings

United Powers Through the 737 Max Waiting Game With Strong Earnings

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As United waits for its Boeing 737 Max aircraft to eventually enter service, so, too, is its growth plan on hold following a solid fourth quarter. The good news is that its competitors are facing the same issue.

1 day ago

EasyJet Finds More Ways to Capitalize on Collapse of Thomas Cook

EasyJet Finds More Ways to Capitalize on Collapse of Thomas Cook

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Thomas Cook's departure from a number of European markets will help propel EasyJet forward for most of 2020. At the moment, it remains cautious on capacity growth. But given the good start, the airline might be tempted to change tack?

3 days ago

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Wants a Closer Relationship With Corporate Travel Agents

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Wants a Closer Relationship With Corporate Travel Agents

Patrick Whyte, Skift

In a tougher operating environment, it makes sense to look at new ways to attract more business. Whitbread has been one of the few hotel chains to totally ignore online travel agents in the past. Now it's signaling a change in strategy at least for corporate customers.

1 week ago

TUI Looks Set for a Challenging 2020 Even Without Competitor Thomas Cook

TUI Looks Set for a Challenging 2020 Even Without Competitor Thomas Cook

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI continues to have ambitious plans, and its quest to move away from the traditional tour operating market seems sensible given the problems endured by one of its biggest competitors. But good intentions often get derailed by outside circumstances. Can it stay the course in 2020?

1 month ago

Scandinavian Airline SAS Gets Good News — For Now — on Norwegian Route Changes

Scandinavian Airline SAS Gets Good News — For Now — on Norwegian Route Changes

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While Norwegian's decision to pull its long-haul routes out of Copenhagen and Stockholm is good news for SAS in the short term, it points to a bigger challenge in the long term.

2 months ago

Online Travel Agency On the Beach Sees a Blessing and Curse From Thomas Cook’s Demise

Online Travel Agency On the Beach Sees a Blessing and Curse From Thomas Cook’s Demise

Patrick Whyte, Skift

On the Beach's purchase of Classic Collection Holidays now looks like a strategic masterstroke in light of the collapse of Thomas Cook. Brick-and-mortar travel agents in the United Kingdom lost a holiday supplier, and the company has a ready-made alternative on offer.

2 months ago

Expense Manager Serko Accelerates Global Expansion With Booking.com Partnership

Expense Manager Serko Accelerates Global Expansion With Booking.com Partnership

Isaac Carey, Skift

Now that Zeno is well-established in Serko's home market, the next step is to bring that same popularity abroad. The travel management company is forming partnerships with major players to help it gain traction in the U.S. and Europe.

2 months ago

EasyJet Seizes on Thomas Cook’s Demise With New Packaged Vacation Offerings

EasyJet Seizes on Thomas Cook’s Demise With New Packaged Vacation Offerings

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With Thomas Cook out of the way, there's certainly more space in the package holiday market. People still want to buy these types of holidays, and EasyJet is a well-known brand. Can it be successful where other low-cost carriers have failed?

2 months ago

Wizz Air Thinks It Has a Simplicity Advantage Over Ryanair

Wizz Air Thinks It Has a Simplicity Advantage Over Ryanair

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ryanair's decision to morph into a group airline has opened up plenty of opportunities, with the individual carriers able to operate differently. But is there a downside? For Wizz Air, it's all about keeping things simple.

2 months ago

Amtrak Charts Difficult Course to First Break-Even While Spending to Upgrade Operations

Amtrak Charts Difficult Course to First Break-Even While Spending to Upgrade Operations

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Former Delta CEO Richard Anderson has been spearheading a revamp of the U.S. national railway through boosting safety, driving more profits from its co-branded credit card, and creating a mix of more low-cost and premium services in the U.S. northeastern corridor. Anderson's tricky balance is being ambitious while trimming longstanding losses.

3 months ago

Eventbrite Struggles to Keep Customer Loyalty as Ticketfly Integration Drags On

Eventbrite Struggles to Keep Customer Loyalty as Ticketfly Integration Drags On

Isaac Carey, Skift

The events platform posted a solid quarter, with self sign-ups growing both in the United States and internationally. Still, if the company can't keep its larger Ticketfly clients, investors aren't going to stay happy for long.

3 months ago

Hong Kong Disneyland Hints at $275 Million Plunge in Profit if Protests Continue

Hong Kong Disneyland Hints at $275 Million Plunge in Profit if Protests Continue

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Hong Kong Disneyland was expecting a great year from its new Marvel attraction. Instead, it saw a less marvelous year marred by pro-democracy protests.

3 months ago