Articles tagged “sas”

Business Travel

Airlines Unlikely to Play a Big Role Slowing Climate Change: New Report

In terms of saving the planet, the next best thing to not flying long-haul could be flying on a plane that uses sustainable fuel. Many companies are buying into this now, but it's still early days.

Airlines Unlikely to Play a Big Role Slowing Climate Change: New Report

Online Travel

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

It's easy to feel jaded about data breaches given how often they happen. But it will raise eyebrows that hackers obtained data on loyalty flyers of Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and other carriers by exploiting a SITA tech system not used by most of them.

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

Online Travel

This Tech Firm Is Using The Pandemic Pause to Help Hotels Be Smarter About Setting Room Rates

IDeaS, which makes software to help hotel owners set their room rates, boosted its financial performance in 2020 without layoffs. But this year brings unique market conditions for its hotel customers. So a lot depends on the launch of its new service, Optix.

This Tech Firm Is Using The Pandemic Pause to Help Hotels Be Smarter About Setting Room Rates

Airlines

SAS CEO Frets About Coronavirus Crisis Stretching Into Airline’s Peak Summer Months

SAS is correct to raise the possibility that coronavirus will stick around. If the number of cases in Europe continues to rise as we head through the rest of the year, the impact on airlines in the region is only going to increase. The big caveat though, is that fuel prices are likely to remain pretty low in that scenario.

SAS CEO Frets About Coronavirus Crisis Stretching Into Airline’s Peak Summer Months

Airlines

SAS Relaunches Ad After Airline Criticized By Far-Right Politicians and Nationalists

A new ad from Scandinavian Airlines has led to bomb threats and denouncements from nativist politicians across the Nordics. It's actually a really good ad, though, outlining multiculturalism in the region.

SAS Relaunches Ad After Airline Criticized By Far-Right Politicians and Nationalists

Airlines

Scandinavian Airline SAS Gets Good News — For Now — on Norwegian Route Changes

While Norwegian's decision to pull its long-haul routes out of Copenhagen and Stockholm is good news for SAS in the short term, it points to a bigger challenge in the long term.

Scandinavian Airline SAS Gets Good News — For Now — on Norwegian Route Changes

Business Travel

Businesses in Sweden Want Their Employees to Fly Less

Trends like this take time to play out, but that doesn't mean things aren't changing. Even if it's only a few people, in a few countries, the backlash against flying is real.

Businesses in Sweden Want Their Employees to Fly Less

Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines CEO Warns Airlines to Get Real Over Environment

Businesses invariably hate regulation, but sometimes it takes threats and fines to help change things for the better. Would airlines really be pushing their green credentials if consumers, governments, and the media weren't asking difficult questions?

Scandinavian Airlines CEO Warns Airlines to Get Real Over Environment

Airlines

Airlines May Have a Tougher Road to Reducing Plastics Than Hotels

It's easy to say that travel companies should ditch plastics to help save the environment, but this will be much harder for airlines than some other sectors.

Airlines May Have a Tougher Road to Reducing Plastics Than Hotels

Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

Although this is a step in the right direction, it's difficult to see how much of an impact this will have. Air travel is still a major pollutant and until somebody invents an alternative to jet fuel, it will stay that way.

Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions