Articles tagged “fuel”

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tour operators will try to avoid adding fuel surcharges to their trips for as long as possible. They're aware that making their trips more expensive could put a dent in their recovery because consumers will only tolerate higher prices to a certain extent.

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tourism

Thailand’s New India Strategy and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Thailand eases its travel curbs and targets the Indian market, inflation forces travelers to modify their summer plans, and Arnold Donald is stepping down as Carnival CEO.

Thailand’s New India Strategy and More Top Stories This Week

Airlines

More Fuel Surcharges Coming as Airlines Grapple With Surge in Oil Prices

Expect higher fares this summer as airlines pass on their surging fuel bills to passengers. The spike in fuel prices comes just as the airline industry's recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic got going in earnest.

More Fuel Surcharges Coming as Airlines Grapple With Surge in Oil Prices

Airlines

Google Flights Adds Carbon Emission Estimates to Search

Informed consumer choice could help defuse the carbon bomb. But it'll take many actions to respond to the climate emergency.

Google Flights Adds Carbon Emission Estimates to Search

Airlines

Complaints About High Airfares Led Indonesia to Lower Jet Fuel Prices

Indonesia President Joko Widodo threatened the state energy company that he would let private companies enter the market if it didn't lower fuel prices to an acceptable level. That threat seemed to have helped.

Complaints About High Airfares Led Indonesia to Lower Jet Fuel Prices

Airlines

Top 10 Airline Developments in 2018

The year 2018 was a good one collectively for the world’s airline industry. It can thank, among other things, robust premium demand on long-haul routes.

Top 10 Airline Developments in 2018

Airlines

Airlines Research Animal Fat as Sustainable Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Airlines may want to cut fuel costs first and foremost, but reducing their carbon footprint is increasingly important as well.

Airlines Research Animal Fat as Sustainable Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Airlines

New Jersey Lawmakers Threaten United With New Fuel Tax at Newark Airport

This is not ideal for United, and it would probably be best if legislators didn't use one of the state's largest employers as a piggy bank. United has been threatening to reduce flights in Newark if this becomes law, but that seems like an idle threat. United is not going to de-hub its operation in the nation's biggest market.

New Jersey Lawmakers Threaten United With New Fuel Tax at Newark Airport

Airlines

Record Profits Can’t Stop Qantas Investors Fretting About Rising Fuel Prices

Announcing record profit should please investors, right? Well, yes, but they've always got an eye on the future, and with fuel prices rising, times are going to get tougher for airlines like Qantas.

Record Profits Can’t Stop Qantas Investors Fretting About Rising Fuel Prices

Airlines

Fuel Hedging Was a Bad Bet for U.S. Airlines in the First Quarter

Alaska and Southwest did what many considered to be the prudent thing and hedged a lot of their fuel purchases, but they are now paying higher prices than airlines that didn't hedge. That's how hedging goes, but it's often better to be safe than sorry.

Fuel Hedging Was a Bad Bet for U.S. Airlines in the First Quarter