Articles tagged “tickets”

American May Prohibit Changing Nonrefundable Tickets After Congressional Proposals

American May Prohibit Changing Nonrefundable Tickets After Congressional Proposals

Mary Schlangenstein and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

You can see Doug Parker's point, but that won't stop passengers from getting upset — especially since the high fees that airlines charge annoy them already.

11 months ago

Selling Event Tickets on Social Media Is Here to Stay

Selling Event Tickets on Social Media Is Here to Stay

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Instagram already offers ticketing services in its app, and it seems like Snapchat is well on its way. Beyond selling tickets, though, both platforms are also jockeying to become the premier platform for augmented reality technology and content as the sector develops.

1 year ago

Smart Ticketing Propels UK Bus Company Profits

Smart Ticketing Propels UK Bus Company Profits

Chris Jasper, Bloomberg

This company's successs shows that the British are more quick to accept "smart ticketing" than expected, which could have implications for much more of the industry there, and worldwide.

6 years ago

The travel industry maverick fighting to change how we buy airline tickets

The travel industry maverick fighting to change how we buy airline tickets

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Like or dislike his ideas, and there are plenty of people in each camp, Jim Davidson stirs things up with his advocacy, and the travel industry is a much better enterprise for his presence. Disruption is never neat, and it comes in all shapes, sizes and bobbleheads.

6 years ago