Articles tagged “gender”

United Becomes First Airline to Add Gender Identifications for Non-Binary Flyers

United Becomes First Airline to Add Gender Identifications for Non-Binary Flyers

Sean O'Neill, Skift

United is the first U.S. airline to let its passengers pick a gender option other than male or female when booking tickets. Delta and other carriers said last month that they plan to make similar moves shortly. We’re with they/them.

4 weeks ago

The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Aviation has terrible gender optics, and not just with pilots and engineers. The c-suite is nearly void of women for flimsy, unacceptable reasons. In this deep dive, women on the commercial side of aviation share how it feels to hit the glass ceiling in 2019, and occasionally break through.

2 months ago

What New UK Statistics Tell Us About the Gender Pay Gap in Travel

What New UK Statistics Tell Us About the Gender Pay Gap in Travel

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Sadly, that women get paid less than men doesn't come as a surprise but it is still shocking to see such a huge disparity. With the figures now out in the open in the UK, companies have a responsibility to see that the gap is closed as quickly as possible. We'd also like to see more diversity among the leadership teams.

1 year ago

EasyJet’s New Male CEO Takes Pay Cut to Match Female Predecessor

EasyJet’s New Male CEO Takes Pay Cut to Match Female Predecessor

Benjamin Katz and David Hellier, Bloomberg

Classy move by the new EasyJet CEO. Suggests solidarity, I guess. How about instead, you raise women's salaries to match those of their male counterparts?

1 year ago

Gender Diversity Is Still Massively Lacking in Travel and Hospitality

Gender Diversity Is Still Massively Lacking in Travel and Hospitality

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Laws have been changed to supposedly eliminate gender bias but the problem at senior levels still persists. Companies first need to admit they have a problem, then they can do something about it. Perhaps there should be greater consideration of quotas.

1 year ago

EasyJet Gender Pay Gap Among UK’s Largest

EasyJet Gender Pay Gap Among UK’s Largest

David Hellier, Bloomberg

A 51.7 percent pay gap feels cavernous, even if we expect aviation to be more male-dominated than other travel sectors. Without Carolyn McCall at the EasyJet helm, the company will have to work that much harder for gender equality.

1 year ago

AirAsia Malaysia’s CEO Says She’s Ready to Help the Brand Take Over Asia

AirAsia Malaysia’s CEO Says She’s Ready to Help the Brand Take Over Asia

Chong Pooi Koon, Bloomberg

We're clearly team #Omar.

4 years ago

Female Pilots Struggle to Break Through Glass Ceiling at Asia’s Airlines

Female Pilots Struggle to Break Through Glass Ceiling at Asia’s Airlines

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Considering the pilot shortage in the region — and elsewhere — airlines should look beyond the men's room for candidates.

4 years ago

Interview: The Three Women Behind Las Vegas’ First Boutique Hotel

Interview: The Three Women Behind Las Vegas’ First Boutique Hotel

Greg Oates, Skift

Caesars Entertainment is promoting The Cromwell as a new hotel experience in Las Vegas focusing on personal service, while leveraging the all-female C-suite as industry disruptors and role models for working women.

5 years ago