Articles tagged “U.S. airlines”

Coronavirus

Skift Global Forum Preview: Incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan on Pulling Off New Service to 18 Airports in 18 Months

Incoming Southwest Airlines CEO Robert Jordan sees the pandemic's road to recovery in four stages: Survive, stabilize, repair, and prosper.  Right now, he says his airline is still in the stabilize phase.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan on Pulling Off New Service to 18 Airports in 18 Months

Airline Weekly

U.S. Airlines May Have Already Seen Worst of Delta Variant Impact

U.S. Airlines May Have Already Seen Worst of Delta Variant Impact

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Are Failing Passengers This Summer: It Could Have Been Worse

U.S. airlines took tens of billions in government bailouts. Now, many are having trouble delivering basic services to their consumers. It is a bad look, but it does not mean the bailouts were the wrong idea. Whether you like it or not, airlines are special. People rely on them, and the government had no choice.

U.S. Airlines Are Failing Passengers This Summer: It Could Have Been Worse

Airlines

Retiring Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on What He Sees as His Legacy

When Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly took the job in 2004, the airline industry was reeling from the post-9/11 travel slump and rising oil prices. Now, as he gets ready to retire, it's slowly recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. in between, he remade the airline from scrappy discounter to one of the country's largest airlines.

Retiring Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on What He Sees as His Legacy

Airline Weekly

Are U.S. Airline CEOs Too Optimistic About the Business Travel Recovery? Maybe Not

Are U.S. Airline CEOs Too Optimistic About the Business Travel Recovery? Maybe Not

Airline Weekly

U.S. Summer Airfares Jump as Pent-Up Demand Converts to Travel Bookings

U.S. Summer Airfares Jump as Pent-Up Demand Converts to Travel Bookings

Airline Weekly

Why U.S. Airlines Are Redeploying Huge Widebody Jets Now for Domestic Flights

Why U.S. Airlines Are Redeploying Huge Widebody Jets Now for Domestic Flights

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Reports a Profit Courtesy of U.S. Taxpayers

Finally, a U.S. airline sees black ink, but only thanks to Uncle Sam. Without federal payroll support, Southwest Airlines would have matched its peers and reported a quarterly loss.

Southwest Airlines Reports a Profit Courtesy of U.S. Taxpayers

Airline Weekly

Sun Country Doubles Target for Its Rare Airline IPO With $240 Million Ambition

Sun Country Doubles Target for Its Rare Airline IPO With $240 Million Ambition

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Still Have Lots to Do to Put the 737 Max in the Air After FAA Approval

The U.S. has cleared the Boeing 737 Max to fly, but global regulators still need more time. Still, it's good news for U.S. airlines and for Boeing, ending the longest grounding in aviation history.

U.S. Airlines Still Have Lots to Do to Put the 737 Max in the Air After FAA Approval