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Delta Bets Premium Travel Trend Is Here to Stay

Is Home Depot's loss Delta's gain? Americans have spent two years hoarding cash and spending money on home improvement projects. But now Delta believes they're ready to spend their savings on travel and experiences, and the Atlanta-based carrier says it's waiting for them.

Delta Bets Premium Travel Trend Is Here to Stay

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Inside Delta’s Strategy to Capture the Premium Traveler

Delta CEO Ed Bastian, who left the company briefly in 2005, loves to tell the story about why he quit. At the time, Delta was pursuing a discount strategy that he didn't like. Not long after he returned, Delta made aggressive moves for premium traffic, which has made it considerable money since with new efforts under way.

Inside Delta’s Strategy to Capture the Premium Traveler

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U.S. Doubles Fines for Maskless Travelers on Airplanes

Twice the financial pain is a good idea but banning non-vaccinated travelers, at least during the current surge in the U.S., is an even better one.

U.S. Doubles Fines for Maskless Travelers on Airplanes

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Philippine Airline Cebu Plans to Pack the Most Flyers Per Plane Ever

Cebu wants to cram 460 passengers into a plane that Airbus says would comfortably fit 300. If that plan becomes a reality, expect us to be avoiding those flights.

Philippine Airline Cebu Plans to Pack the Most Flyers Per Plane Ever

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New Airline Seatbacks Have Cameras That Can Potentially Spy On Passengers

Just because airlines seemingly aren't activating cameras in seatbacks doesn't mean they can't be abused. Or hacked.

New Airline Seatbacks Have Cameras That Can Potentially Spy On Passengers

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Airbus Wants Passengers to Start Sleeping in the Cargo Hold

It sounds like a late April Fools' joke but Airbus and seat manufacturer Zodiac seem serious. On ultra-long haul flights, beds in the cargo hold makes sense but on shorter flights the business case is pretty thin.

Airbus Wants Passengers to Start Sleeping in the Cargo Hold

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What It Means for United That CEO Munoz Doubles as Chief Apology Officer

Under Oscar Munoz, United Airlines has a knack for getting itself in the news with viral stories. But operationally and financially, the airline is doing OK, and sophisticated investors aren't calling for him to leave. He may get more time to fix what ails United.

What It Means for United That CEO Munoz Doubles as Chief Apology Officer

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United Suspends Its Pet Cargo Service While Investigations Proceed

United charges a lot of money to ship dogs, and promises on its website "industry-leading comfort and safety features." United hasn't always delivered, so it's probably time to press pause and figure out if there are endemic problems with the program.

United Suspends Its Pet Cargo Service While Investigations Proceed

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Delta Finds Passengers Paying for Upgrades With Their Own Money Is Big Business

You don't expect corporate travelers to dip into their own pockets on business trips. But certain travelers love to fly in premium cabins, and that's good news for Delta's revenues, which were already strong.

Delta Finds Passengers Paying for Upgrades With Their Own Money Is Big Business

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United Airlines Struggles to Keep Its Polaris Promises

Did United Airlines promote its new Polaris cabin faster than was prudent? The answer is probably yes. But remember, in 2016, United was losing high-value customers to competitors. It likely wanted to make a splash by highlighting its future plans.

United Airlines Struggles to Keep Its Polaris Promises