Articles tagged “labor”

Airlines

Where Are the Women? The Airline Industry Reckons With a Broad Gender Gap

In recent decades, women have gone on to lead countries and major companies. But the airline industry has been much slower to close its broad gender gap across senior leadership, engineering and pilot roles.

Where Are the Women? The Airline Industry Reckons With a Broad Gender Gap

Airline Weekly

Interview: United Airlines’ Trailblazing Pilot

In Captain Theresa Claiborne’s first-ever podcast interview the pilot reflects on a genuinely illustrious career, before discussing her vision for the future.

Interview: United Airlines’ Trailblazing Pilot

Hotels

How Housekeeper Concerns Drive Hotel May Day Rallies

Housekeepers are one of the key figures in Wednesday’s May Day rallies. While hotel wages have gone up, unions say that overworking is still an issue.

How Housekeeper Concerns Drive Hotel May Day Rallies

Airlines

No Cabin Crew Uniforms for Riyadh Air, Says CEO Tony Douglas

Who isn't excited for a new story? Riyadh Air CEO Tony Douglas vows to upend status quo

No Cabin Crew Uniforms for Riyadh Air, Says CEO Tony Douglas

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Are Still Adding Workers, But At a Slower Pace

U.S. hotels are finding workers but employment in the sector remains nearly 10% below February 2020 levels.

U.S. Hotels Are Still Adding Workers, But At a Slower Pace

Startups

DiDi Autonomous Driving Raises $149 Million for Robotaxis: Startup Funding Roundup

DiDi said robotaxis will be available on its rideshare app by 2025, and Regent Craft said it will begin testing electric seagliders next year.

DiDi Autonomous Driving Raises $149 Million for Robotaxis: Startup Funding Roundup

Airlines

Delta and Southwest Say Demand Remains Strong While Budget Rivals’ Profits Get Hit

All of the airlines are confronting a spike in fuel prices, with labor and other costs up as well. And that will hit profits.

Delta and Southwest Say Demand Remains Strong While Budget Rivals’ Profits Get Hit

Short-Term Rentals

NYC Airbnb Hosts Explore Alternatives As New Bookings Are Blocked

New York City is a bit late to the game compared to other tourist cities that have implemented Airbnb restrictions, but there are certainly more to come.

NYC Airbnb Hosts Explore Alternatives As New Bookings Are Blocked

Airlines

American Airlines Flight Attendants Vote to Strike

Ongoing travel demand and an airline industry grappling with staffing shortages adds leverage to contract negotiations for American Airlines flight attendants.

American Airlines Flight Attendants Vote to Strike

Travel Technology

Ask Skift: What Is AI’s Impact on Travel?

Artificial intelligence is fundamentally altering how travel brands operate, and here's a look at a few ways the rapidly booming technology has already done so.

Ask Skift: What Is AI’s Impact on Travel?