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Articles tagged “skift live”

Coverage of Skift's online and in-person events.

Coverage of Skift's online and in-person events. Learn about future events at live.skift.com

Airlines

Airlines Are Getting Religion About the Environment Thanks to Wall Street

The airline industry may say it welcomes the pressure from investors to be more green, but consumers too, hold an enormous amount of sway about whether airlines can be truly more sustainable. The questions is if travelers are willing to pony up more money to help the environment.

Airlines Are Getting Religion About the Environment Thanks to Wall Street

Airlines

Aircraft Leasing Exec Cites Frustration Over Boeing’s Production Problems

Boeing's challenges make for an uncompetitive environment given the current state of the aircraft-manufacturing duopoly. And Boeing's woes seems formidable.

Aircraft Leasing Exec Cites Frustration Over Boeing’s Production Problems

Airlines

American CEO Says Airline Will Coexist, Not Compete, With Zoom

Drawing parallels with the 1990s internet boom may seem odd, but Doug Parker thinks history will repeat itself, and more relationship building on virtual meeting platforms will only encourage more meetings in person.

American CEO Says Airline Will Coexist, Not Compete, With Zoom

Announcements

Skift IDEA Awards 2021: See Who Made Our Shortlist

Skift IDEA Awards is the travel industry’s annual recognition of excellence in design, creativity, and innovation. Here’s the shortlist of this year’s finalists. 

Skift IDEA Awards 2021: See Who Made Our Shortlist

Announcements

Join Us Online at the Second Annual Skift Aviation Forum November 17

Skift Aviation Forum 2021 will look beyond travel's recovery to focus on the key global trends and strategies of leaders defining the future of air travel. Join us for this jam-packed online event as we bring together leaders from aviation and experts across the travel ecosystem to take a deep dive into the issues facing aviation ahead.

Join Us Online at the Second Annual Skift Aviation Forum November 17

Airlines

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

A significant ancillary play from the Canadian online travel agency, but not quite the leap forward for so-called new distribution capability in the U.S. many would want to see, given Spirit's reach and target flyers.

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

Online Travel

Travel Investor Certares Places $354 Million Bet on Aviation Service Firm Avia Solutions Group

No niche purchase this time round, but a more rounded investment in a wide-ranging aerospace business group. Find out more when Certares founder Greg O’Hara speaks at Skift Global Forum in New York next week.

Travel Investor Certares Places $354 Million Bet on Aviation Service Firm Avia Solutions Group

Announcements

Join Us for Skift Asia Summit Online on October 20

As Asia faces an extended pandemic and uneven reopenings, what is the travel industry doing to face these challenges? Join us as we learn about new strategies, opportunities, and innovation in the APAC region.

Join Us for Skift Asia Summit Online on October 20

Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Preview: Expedia CEO Sees Airbnb as ‘One-Dimensional’

Peter Kern is correct that Expedia Group currently offers broader travel services than do Airbnb and Booking Holdings, but whether Expedia can gain ground on its rivals and can execute on its strategy are entirely different questions.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Expedia CEO Sees Airbnb as ‘One-Dimensional’

Online Travel

Former Expedia CEO Knew Copying a Rival Was a ‘Recipe for Death’

Business school students can probably debate this question endlessly and there would be merit in either position: Should smaller companies copy their larger rivals or vice versa? In the Google era, marketing power often wins the day — but differentiation still counts.

Former Expedia CEO Knew Copying a Rival Was a ‘Recipe for Death’