Articles tagged “on airlines”

Why Delta’s Biggest Innovation Isn’t Flashy Tech: It’s Consistency

Why Delta’s Biggest Innovation Isn’t Flashy Tech: It’s Consistency

Brian Sumers, Skift

The technology is fun. But Delta's biggest strength is the consistency of its product.

6 months ago

An Executive’s Retirement Signals the End of a Golden Era at Emirates

An Executive’s Retirement Signals the End of a Golden Era at Emirates

Brian Sumers, Skift

As he retires, Tim Clark will be celebrated as an aviation visionary. He deserves all the credit. But Emirates is slowly losing many of its competitive advantages.

7 months ago

How Tiny Sun Country Struck an Unlikely Deal With Amazon to Transport Packages

How Tiny Sun Country Struck an Unlikely Deal With Amazon to Transport Packages

Brian Sumers, Skift

Sun Country is America's smallest airline that operates big jets, like Boeing 737s. It competes in a scale business, so it is always at a disadvantage. The good news is that management has been prioritizing innovation.

7 months ago

Airlines Care Less About the Environment Than They Lead You to Believe

Airlines Care Less About the Environment Than They Lead You to Believe

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airlines know passengers care about the environment, so they're all ready with talking points to provide their sustainability bonafides. But many are changing little about their strategies.

9 months ago

Time for Airlines to Get Tough (Real Tough) on Boeing

Time for Airlines to Get Tough (Real Tough) on Boeing

Brian Sumers, Skift

The text messages between Boeing test pilots that came out recently may not be a smoking gun, but they don't look good. How will airlines respond? Let's hope with some backbone.

9 months ago

What’s Gone Wrong at American Airlines?

What’s Gone Wrong at American Airlines?

Brian Sumers, Skift

American Airlines has made a lot of excuses for its performance this year. It blames so many of its problems on a labor dispute and the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max. But perhaps there's something more here?

10 months ago