Articles tagged “flights”

Airlines

U.S. Challenges Court Order Banning Mask Mandate on Flights

The U.S. Justice Department likely isn't going to win any popularity contests over this, but having the power to introduce mask mandates on public transportation during an acute health crisis is a right worth litigating.

U.S. Challenges Court Order Banning Mask Mandate on Flights

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Business Model Was Slowing Things Down Pre-Covid

Payments, flights and short-term rentals are paying off so far for Booking as part of its connected trip strategy. That's true even if there are doubts about travelers wanting to book their entire trip on one platform.

Booking Holdings Business Model Was Slowing Things Down Pre-Covid

Airlines

Airlines Lift China International Flight Capacity as Border Opens

Chinese airlines are expected to be the early winners of the country's international reopening, with low capacity relative to pre-pandemic levels seeing high airfares ahead of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday.

Airlines Lift China International Flight Capacity as Border Opens

Airlines

United Airlines Mulls When to Add More Flights to China

Given the Covid-19 outbreak in China, United is being prudent in figuring out when is the best time to increase its schedule there.

United Airlines Mulls When to Add More Flights to China

Airlines

Massive Southwest Airlines Cancellations Prompt Government Examination

Extreme weather has disrupted U.S. air travel. However, Southwest Airlines is battling to recover, with more than 60 percent of its flights cancelled for Tuesday.

Massive Southwest Airlines Cancellations Prompt Government Examination

Travel Agents

The Problem Flight Centre Is Having With Flights

The global tourism recovery is starting, but the Australian travel agency that came to be 40 years ago on airline bookings feels left out, being stuck with carriers reducing their commissions and a population still reluctant to book overseas vacations like they did in 2019.

The Problem Flight Centre Is Having With Flights

Online Travel

Booking’s ‘Critical’ Etraveli Group Acquisition Runs Into Regulatory Snag

Booking Holdings' hoped-for acquisition of Etraveli Group is not a make or break deal for Booking, but its failure to close would be a setback for its connected trip strategy.

Online Travel

Expedia and Google Disagree on Best Day to Book Flights

I'll show you my airfare data if you show me yours. Finding the best flight deals remains among the dark arts.

Expedia and Google Disagree on Best Day to Book Flights

News Blog

Edreams Odigeo Gets Fined in Spain for Allegedly Misleading Consumers on Subscriptions

A regional consumer affairs agency in Spain fined eDreams Odigeo $23,300 (24,000 euros) for allegedly duping some consumers into buying the company's much-publicized Prime subscription service. In 2017, eDreams Odiego moved into new offices in Barcelona designed by Vimworks. Source: Vimworks. The General Directorate of Consumer Affairs of the Balearic Islands, which include Mallorca and…

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Predicts Airline Fares Will Go Even Higher

Seems like Ryanair won't be bringing back its $10 flights in a hurry.

Ryanair CEO Predicts Airline Fares Will Go Even Higher