Articles tagged “pilots”

Airline Weekly

United, American CEOs Say They Face a Regional Pilot Crunch

Air service to smaller U.S. cities could wither unless regional airlines can ramp up hiring. Despite offering large bonuses to new pilots, regional carriers are scrambling to find enough talent to operate all their flights.

United, American CEOs Say They Face a Regional Pilot Crunch

Airline Weekly

Is United’s Exit From 8 Smaller U.S. Cities Really Due to a Pilot Shortage?

Why is United Airlines pulling out of eight markets even as it aggressively expands its schedule and hopes to return to its 2019 levels of flying? Is it because those eight routes are unprofitable, or is it feeling the effects of a tight labor market?

Is United’s Exit From 8 Smaller U.S. Cities Really Due to a Pilot Shortage?

Airline Weekly

Alaska’s Pilots Union Asks For More Benefits as Airline Recovers

Alaska Airlines pilots worked with the carrier to get federal relief and help it through the pandemic. Now, they want more benefits as the travel recovery speeds up.

Alaska’s Pilots Union Asks For More Benefits as Airline Recovers

Airline Weekly

Podcast: Low-Cost Carriers, Boeing Vs. Airbus and Pilot Shortages

Podcast: Low-Cost Carriers, Boeing Vs. Airbus and Pilot Shortages

Hotels

U.S. Travel’s Great Summer of Shortage

Some sectors will feel the labor shortfall versus surging travel demand more acutely than others. Solutions will be complex — and protracted.

U.S. Travel’s Great Summer of Shortage

Airline Weekly

United Airlines Marks Recovery Turning Point With Plans to Hire 300 Pilots

United Airlines Marks Recovery Turning Point With Plans to Hire 300 Pilots

Tourism

Travel Lessons From a Year of the Pandemic and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we highlighted 10 tactical travel learning in travel from a year of the pandemic, Vacasa's move to acquire Turnkey, an Amadeus partnership with Microsoft, and Delta's move to reactivate its pilots.

Travel Lessons From a Year of the Pandemic and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

The Persistent Pilot Squeeze and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In its top travel stories this week, Skift covered the airline pilot shortage, ghost kitchens, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and the emergence of TUI Musement in tours and activities.

The Persistent Pilot Squeeze and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Airline Weekly

Is Transporting Cargo a New Career Path for Sidelined Commercial Pilots?

Is Transporting Cargo a New Career Path for Sidelined Commercial Pilots?

Airlines

Delta Pilots Face Decision: Accept Furloughs or Agree to Reduced Minimum Pay

These are labor negotiations for pandemic times. Fresh off a dismal earnings report this week, Delta reportedly proposed slashing pilots' pay in exchange for letting them stay on the job. The decision due Sunday from the pilots will have big implications for other carriers.

Delta Pilots Face Decision: Accept Furloughs or Agree to Reduced Minimum Pay