Articles tagged “norwegian”

Hotels

IHG CEO Softens Stance on Brand Bloat and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, IHG is launching its 17th brand, global consultancies will cut business travel spend, Oyo edged toward an initial public offering, and British Airways' parent grew its startup accelerator during the pandemic.

IHG CEO Softens Stance on Brand Bloat and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Tells Court Florida Banned Vaccine Passports for Politics Only

Vaccine passports, despite opposition in varying degrees around the world, is the right move for the cruise industry. It's too much financial and reputational risk for cruise lines, let alone passengers, to on-board cruisers who aren't jabbed.

Norwegian Cruise Line Tells Court Florida Banned Vaccine Passports for Politics Only

Coronavirus

Norwegian Cruise Line Reports $717.8 Million Loss As Restart Challenges Mount

Heading to court to battle Florida Governor De Santis on vaccine mandates while trying to get back to cruising amid a raging variant — the financial bleed is sure to continue for big cruise.

Norwegian Cruise Line Reports $717.8 Million Loss As Restart Challenges Mount

Coronavirus

Amadeus Adds IBM’s Digital Health Pass to Speed Up Airline Boarding Checks

Any extra digital platforms that can be plugged in will be welcomed by airlines and airports, but, most importantly, passengers if it means they don't have to wait hours in long queues.

Amadeus Adds IBM’s Digital Health Pass to Speed Up Airline Boarding Checks

Airlines

Travel’s New Cadence and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, our Megatrends 2025 discussed travel becoming more soulful and a comeback for the hotel industry. In other stories, Norwegian scuttled its long-haul operation, and Hilton ceased making political contributions.

Travel’s New Cadence and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

Norwegian Air Gets Loan Guarantee Lifeline For an Additional Two Months

Prayers answered. The Norwegian government listened to Norwegian Air's pleas that the airline needed more money to get through the pandemic. The money is geared to provide a buffer through the end of 2020, that is.

Norwegian Air Gets Loan Guarantee Lifeline For an Additional Two Months

Airlines

Norway Approves New Law That Could Help Rescue Norwegian Air

The new legislation might relax regulations around debt negotiations, but the airline will still need to win over bondholders and shareholders ahead of May 4 when it outlines its rescue proposal.

Norway Approves New Law That Could Help Rescue Norwegian Air

Airlines

Norwegian Air Secures Initial $26.6 Million From Government Rescue Package

There'll need to be much more money where this comes from if Norwegian is to survive the coronavirus crisis.

Norwegian Air Secures Initial $26.6 Million From Government Rescue Package

Airlines

Will Government Support be Enough to Keep Norwegian Air Going?

It sounds generous, but Norwegian probably needs more help. As one analyst noted, getting creditors onboard in the current circumstances may prove impossible.

Will Government Support be Enough to Keep Norwegian Air Going?

Airlines

Dire Case for Airlines Laid Out by Industry Trade Group

Even the best-run airlines will eventually run out of cash if ticket sales dry up. Governments across the world are going to have to step in.

Dire Case for Airlines Laid Out by Industry Trade Group