Articles tagged “southwest”

Airlines

Southwest’s Tech Failures and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Southwest's technology failures serve as a lesson for airlines, RateGain acquires travel marketing technology firm Adara, and Hyatt House rebrands to compete against short-term rental platforms.

Southwest’s Tech Failures and Other Top Stories This Week

Airlines

U.S. Senate Wants to Hear From Southwest on Meltdown

Although Southwest Airlines has said flight schedules are back to normal after the massive number of flight cancellations, the company is far from being in the clear with Senate hearings poised to reveal the depths of its problems.

U.S. Senate Wants to Hear From Southwest on Meltdown

Airline Weekly

Southwest Air’s CEO Bob Jordan Gives Investors a Taste of What’s to Come

Michael Jordan worked wonders with a basketball. Can Bob Jordan do the same with a fleet of more than 700 planes?

Southwest Air’s CEO Bob Jordan Gives Investors a Taste of What’s to Come

Airlines

If Southwest Had All the Pilots It Needed, Here’s How Business Would Change

Filling Southwest's pilot shortage can't come soon enough for CEO Bob Jordan, who sees the staffing challenges as the biggest barrier preventing the carrier from further taking advantage of massive travel demand.

If Southwest Had All the Pilots It Needed, Here’s How Business Would Change

News Blog

Southwest CEO Robert Jordan to Become the Airline’s President, Too

In a securities filing on Thursday, Southwest Airlines said Bob Jordan would succeed to the position of President of the company on January 1, 2023, while also retaining the role of CEO he has had since earlier this year. Jordan, a 34-year-old veteran of the company, will step into a role being vacated by Michael…

Hotels

The World’s Top 15 Hotel Designers and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we reveal our list of the world's elite hotel design firms, airlines grapple with how to deal with angry customers, and Southwest becomes the latest airline to overhaul its travel management platform.

The World’s Top 15 Hotel Designers and Other Top Stories This Week