Articles tagged “europe”

Regional Airline Flybe Puts Itself Up for Sale

Regional Airline Flybe Puts Itself Up for Sale

Ellen Milligan, Bloomberg

This shouldn't come as a shock to anyone as Flybe has been struggling for some time. The big question now is, can it find a buyer?

23 hours ago

Hotelbeds to Buy HolidayTaxis to Expand Transport Offering

Hotelbeds to Buy HolidayTaxis to Expand Transport Offering

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While clearly not a game-changer in the same way Tourico Holidays or GTA was, the deal does expand Hotelbeds’ ancillary portfolio, giving it greater reach in what is a growing market.

1 day ago

Europe Travel Giants TUI and Thomas Cook Still Searching for Brexit Answers

Europe Travel Giants TUI and Thomas Cook Still Searching for Brexit Answers

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Travel companies and those destinations that rely on UK tourists may want as little as possible to change after Brexit. The problem is that the ultimate decision is out of their hands.

3 days ago

How Wizz Air Plans to Take Advantage of Brexit

How Wizz Air Plans to Take Advantage of Brexit

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Brexit might end up being pretty painful for the European aviation industry, especially those airlines with big operations into and out of the UK. Will Wizz Air be able to take advantage of this turbulence? We'll have to wait and see.

7 days ago

Icelandair to Buy Rival Wow Air

Icelandair to Buy Rival Wow Air

Patrick Whyte, Skift

This looks like a marriage of convenience for the carriers. Both are struggling, as is the wider Icelandic tourism industry. We'll have to wait and see whether one is better than two.

1 week ago

Trump Organization to Spend $46 Million Expanding Irish Golf Resort

Trump Organization to Spend $46 Million Expanding Irish Golf Resort

Peter Flanagan, Bloomberg

Given the west of Ireland resort has yet to make a profit, the Trump family must be hoping a multi-million dollar investment will pay off sometime in the not too distant future.

2 weeks ago

Delta and EasyJet Show Interest in Alitalia Bid

Delta and EasyJet Show Interest in Alitalia Bid

Chiara Albanese and Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

EasyJet's bid makes sense but Delta is a bit more of a curve ball. Could Alitalia enjoy success with multiple shareholders?

2 weeks ago

How Air France-KLM’s CEO Wants It to Be Like Other Airline Groups

How Air France-KLM’s CEO Wants It to Be Like Other Airline Groups

Patrick Whyte, Skift

New CEO Benjamin Smith is trying to do something his predecessors failed at — bring Air France and KLM closer together. The two airlines need to work in sync more if the group is going to compete better with rivals in Europe.

2 weeks ago

Lufthansa’s Low-Cost Subsidiary Blunts Profit

Lufthansa’s Low-Cost Subsidiary Blunts Profit

Patrick Whyte, Skift

This winter is going to be a difficult one for Europe's aviation sector, but Lufthansa's mostly solid business, despite Eurowings, means that it can weather the challenging operating environment better than most.

2 weeks ago

Ryanair Defense: We Reported Racist Abuse Incident to Police Right Away

Ryanair Defense: We Reported Racist Abuse Incident to Police Right Away

Ellen Milligan, Bloomberg

While this seems like quite a delayed response, Ryanair will feel that it did everything right.

3 weeks ago

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New Skift Report: European Hospitality’s Creative Renaissance

New Skift Report: European Hospitality’s Creative Renaissance

AccorHotels + Skift

If you want to predict what the international hotel scene will look like in 10 years, it’s probably wise to focus on what’s happening in Europe right now.

3 weeks ago

Ryanair Is Getting Better at Squeezing More Money Out of Flyers

Ryanair Is Getting Better at Squeezing More Money Out of Flyers

Patrick Whyte, Skift

A big jump in ancillary revenue is certainly a bright spot in a period that has been pretty challenging for Ryanair.

3 weeks ago