Articles tagged “transport + airlines”

Airlines

What a Top Labor Leader for Travel Learned From the Pandemic

The pandemic has taken a toll on the frontline workers at the Transport Workers Union, but action and compassion go a long way. Industry employers need to take note and make adjustments as their frontline workers return.

What a Top Labor Leader for Travel Learned From the Pandemic

Coronavirus

Lufthansa’s Loyalty Guru Swaps Points for Behind-The-Scenes Reporting

Since May, Bastian Neumann-Semerow has been filming a video series for the airline on all aspects of the Covid-ready flying experience. Make no mistake, it’s an envious job.

Lufthansa’s Loyalty Guru Swaps Points for Behind-The-Scenes Reporting

Airlines

Conglom Tata Sons Expected to Bid for State-Run Carrier Air India

There's a lot on offer, including 900 slots across overseas airports and a stake in a cargo and ground handling outfit. But taking on an airline after such a disastrous year would be a major gamble.

Conglom Tata Sons Expected to Bid for State-Run Carrier Air India

Airlines

How Southwest Plans to Shrink by 25 Percent But Not Lay Off Workers

By any measure, the second quarter has been historically awful for the U.S. airline industry, and Southwest was no exception. Green shoots at the start of the quarter have been crushed as Covid-19 continues to rampage across the U.S.

How Southwest Plans to Shrink by 25 Percent But Not Lay Off Workers

Airlines

Leaner South African Airways Can Stay Independent: Government Official

Officials in South Africa seem committed to having the national airline stay independent. Well, as independent as a flag carrier can be. Let's see in the coming months if there is a change of heart.

Leaner South African Airways Can Stay Independent: Government Official

Airlines

The Great Contactless Experiment at Dallas-Forth Worth Airport

It looks like it took a devastating pandemic to bring much-needed technology upgrades to airports. All eyes will be on DFW in coming months.

The Great Contactless Experiment at Dallas-Forth Worth Airport

Airlines

British Airways Reportedly Lays Off 350 Pilots and Puts 300 in ‘Pool’ for Rehire

This reported "fire and rehire" strategy will give the airline more flexibility, but the rift between unions and British Airways will only get wider now.

British Airways Reportedly Lays Off 350 Pilots and Puts 300 in ‘Pool’ for Rehire

Airlines

Lufthansa Shareholders Vote Yes to $10 Billion Bailout

Regrets? Lufthansa has a few. But its supervisory board, and now shareholders, are simply making the most of a bad situation by accepting the German government's bailout conditions.

Lufthansa Shareholders Vote Yes to $10 Billion Bailout

Airlines

Qantas to Cut 6,000 Jobs, Raise $1.3 Billion in New Equity

CEO Alan Joyce's stark warning of no international operations of real scale for another 12 months means this airline is now in survival mode.

Qantas to Cut 6,000 Jobs, Raise $1.3 Billion in New Equity