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Articles tagged “execs”

Here’s How United CEO Oscar Munoz is Beginning to Remake the Airline

Here’s How United CEO Oscar Munoz is Beginning to Remake the Airline

Brian Sumers , Skift

Jeff Smisek has been gone from United for a long time, but the airline is finally starting to change its strategy in meaningful ways. That's definitely good news for investors, and probably for consumers too.

3 weeks ago

China’s Ctrip Makes History With Appointment of CEO Jane Sun

China’s Ctrip Makes History With Appointment of CEO Jane Sun

Dennis Schaal, Skift

To her male peers at Priceline, Expedia and TripAdvisor -- watch out. Ctrip and Sun are trending and are looking to take generous helpings of your market share.

3 weeks ago

EasyJet Is Trying to Hold on to Its Executive Suite While Earnings Lag

EasyJet Is Trying to Hold on to Its Executive Suite While Earnings Lag

Benjamin Katz and David Hellier, Bloomberg

Will we see other UK travel companies have to worry themselves about execs making their own Brexit base on salary concerns?

1 month ago

Video: Starwood’s Former CEO on Not Being Devoured by Disruption

Video: Starwood’s Former CEO on Not Being Devoured by Disruption

Jason Clampet, Skift

Travel brands want to think they have a clear view of where competition is coming from, but it often takes distance to understand the true threats.

2 months ago

Tisch Returns as Loews Hotels CEO Following Predecessor’s Sudden Resignation

Tisch Returns as Loews Hotels CEO Following Predecessor’s Sudden Resignation

Deanna Ting, Skift

No word yet whether Tisch will serve as an interim CEO while the company looks for a new one, or if he's in it for the long haul, yet again.

2 months ago

The Curious Exit and Strong Legacy of Delta’s Chairman — Skift Business Traveler

The Curious Exit and Strong Legacy of Delta’s Chairman — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

Although Anderson may not be missed by his rivals, his impact on the industry will be felt for years.

2 months ago

JetBlue’s CFO Is Retiring After 5 Years

JetBlue’s CFO Is Retiring After 5 Years

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Tripling growth in five years isn't a bad legacy to be associated with.

3 months ago

Air France-KLM to Try a Different Way to Transform Its Airlines

Air France-KLM to Try a Different Way to Transform Its Airlines

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Not a terrible idea, considering the utter failure of the last transformation. Actually executing on the plan will be another matter.

3 months ago

United CEO on First Year in Charge: ‘We Need to Treat People Better’

United CEO on First Year in Charge: ‘We Need to Treat People Better’

Jason Clampet, Skift

Munoz still has the goodwill of industry observers, but he's going to need to make an impact on consumer-friendly metrics like on-time arrivals as well as market-friendly ones like earnings to turn the goodwill into longer-term success.

3 months ago

United Poaches American Airlines President Scott Kirby

United Poaches American Airlines President Scott Kirby

Brian Sumers, Skift

Scott Kirby, known for his strong financial acumen, could be the savior United's investors have been seeking.

3 months ago

Southwest Airlines Board Backs CEO Kelly

Southwest Airlines Board Backs CEO Kelly

Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg

There's no great outcry among shareholders for the Southwest board to oust CEO Kelly and COO Van de Ven. Until that happens, the unions are likely shouting into the wind.

4 months ago

Southwest’s Baggage Handlers Join Chorus of Critics of the Airline’s CEO

Southwest’s Baggage Handlers Join Chorus of Critics of the Airline’s CEO

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

4 months ago