Articles tagged “spirit airlines”

Online Travel

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Airbnb makes a major modification, Tripadvisor appoints a new CEO, and the endangered status of giraffes exposes the fragility of Africa's wildlife tourism.

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Spirit’s JetBlue Fears

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, May 6, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Spirit’s JetBlue Fears

Airlines

Spirit Airlines: JetBlue’s Higher Takeover Bid Is Just Too Risky for Shareholders

Spirit Airlines thinks any potential merger with JetBlue would fall afoul of regulators. The risk just isn't worth it to Spirit, which underscored its commitment to Frontier's initial bid.

Spirit Airlines: JetBlue’s Higher Takeover Bid Is Just Too Risky for Shareholders

Airline Weekly

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Fight Back Against United’s Newark Airport Congestion Claims

Spirit Airlines and JetBlue Airways dispute United Airlines' claims that they are responsible for delays at the congested Newark Liberty International Airport. Instead, they argue if United thinks too many flights are taking off per hour, it should reduce its own operations, and not try to limit theirs.

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Fight Back Against United’s Newark Airport Congestion Claims

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Spirit Rejects JetBlue

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, May 3, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Spirit Rejects JetBlue

Airlines

Spirit Airlines Rejects Improved JetBlue Bid in Favor of Frontier Merger

Spirit has spoken. Frontier is its preferred partner, even after a sweeter deal from JetBlue.

Spirit Airlines Rejects Improved JetBlue Bid in Favor of Frontier Merger

Business Travel

Google Picks Prince Harry’s Travalyst for Emissions Data and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Google joins global partnership Travalyst, backed by Prince Harry, in an act towards sustainability, Europeans are set to make record summer travel numbers, and loyalty programs are being revamped across major and minor travel brands alike.

Google Picks Prince Harry’s Travalyst for Emissions Data and More Top Stories This Week

Airlines

How Frontier Notches a Win-Win No Matter the Fate of JetBlue’s Spirit Bid

JetBlue’s surprise bid for Spirit could derail Frontier’s deal with the discounter. Losing a tie-up with Spirt may sound like bad news for Frontier, but here's why it will still be a win.

How Frontier Notches a Win-Win No Matter the Fate of JetBlue’s Spirit Bid

Airlines

Spirit Willing to Talk With JetBlue About Its $3.6 Billion Bid

Well, this means JetBlue's bid isn't going hostile — at least for now. Spirit wants the best deal it can get so sitting down with the JetBlue brass clearly means it is looking to put a premium on top of the premium offer.

Spirit Willing to Talk With JetBlue About Its $3.6 Billion Bid

Hospitality

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, luxury hospitality fails to live up to its longtime grandeur, corporate travel thrives in the first quarter, and Expedia Group appoints a Google executive to plot its advertising strategy.

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week