Articles tagged “jet2”

Ryanair Closes Vacations Website

Ryanair Closes Vacations Website

Patrick Whyte, Skift

When Ryanair launched its holidays division, we said travel companies shouldn't lose too much sleep over it. We were right.

6 months ago

What Went Wrong at Thomas Cook in 2018?

What Went Wrong at Thomas Cook in 2018?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Thomas Cook might have been a victim of circumstance but it probably hasn't helped itself. It is caught between the asset-heavy approach of TUI and smaller, more nimble online rivals. It needs to get its house in order to ensure it doesn't keep repeating the same mistakes.

7 months ago

Brexit Dampens UK Airline Jet2’s Optimism

Brexit Dampens UK Airline Jet2’s Optimism

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Jet2 has big ambitions for its leisure travel division and Brexit, plus other factors, have the potential to derail things. It makes planning for the future very difficult.

8 months ago

Mixed Fortunes for European Tour Operators as Summer Season Begins

Mixed Fortunes for European Tour Operators as Summer Season Begins

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Periods of prolonged hot weather can hurt tour operators with potential customers staying at home or booking a domestic trip instead. However, it shouldn't be used as an excuse to mask other problems within a business.

1 year ago

Ryanair Tries to Lure Norwegian Pilots in Bid to Boost Its Cockpits

Ryanair Tries to Lure Norwegian Pilots in Bid to Boost Its Cockpits

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

It's taken a crisis to make Ryanair realize that it needs to treat its pilots better. The airline will be hoping higher salaries and better working conditions will be enough to help end the current staff shortages.

2 years ago

Brexit Isn’t Stopping UK Low-Cost Carrier Jet2 From Moving Into London’s Stansted Airport

Brexit Isn’t Stopping UK Low-Cost Carrier Jet2 From Moving Into London’s Stansted Airport

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

One airline's Brexit is another airline's treasure, or something like that. Jet2 is moving into London's Standsted Airport because it feels there's a lack of packaged holidays there, something low-cost challenger Ryanair can't compete with.

3 years ago

The First UK Budget Airline to Come to America Is Not Ryanair

The First UK Budget Airline to Come to America Is Not Ryanair

Oliver Smith, Daily Telegraph

This is not much more than market research, so if the flights do well, we can expect to see the airline become a fixture on North American routes.

6 years ago