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JetBlue’s Next Challenge: U.S. Officials

Skift Take Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at JetBlue’s coming regulatory fight, Graduate Hotels’ sports play, and Inspirato’s earnings. Rashaad Jorden Good morning from Skift. It’s Tuesday, August 9 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. Listen Now 🎧 Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Google Podcasts Episode […]

Fraport Group interim report records strong revenue boost

Following the widespread lifting of COVID-19 pandemic-related travel restrictions, the airports across the Fraport Group recorded a strong rebound in passenger traffic. Some of Fraport’s Greek airports serving holiday destinations, including Rhodes, Santorini, and Kerkyra on the island of Corfu, even exceeded 2019 pre-crisis passenger levels during the first six months of 2022. Supported by […]

The future of airport operations: Aerocloud merges with flight solutions to create comprehensive airport platform

“The market is ready for change. After the pandemic airports need to cut their ties with legacy vendors as the software and hardware model has become outdated, un-affordable and obsolete,” comments George Richardson, Co-Founder and CEO of AeroCloud. “To date no one provider has had the capacity, funds or tenacity to compete on all fronts […]

Vancouver Airport continues path to recovery

As the global aviation community re-builds from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) reached an important milestone on 5 August 2022 as the airport hit the 10 million passenger mark year-to-date. And later this month (August) YVR will also see its busiest single day of operations since the pandemic began, when […]

Limitless Travel plans expansion with £800k investment

Disabled-friendly specialist Limitless Travel has raised £800,000 in funding to increase its product range, offer online bookings and expand into the US market. Backers include entrepreneur Nigel Wray, who has been a shareholder in Domino’s Pizza, Saracens Rugby and Carlton Communications. Limitless Travel said news of the investment “caps off one of the company’s most […]

IHG sees group profit more than double for H1 2022

InterContinental Hotels Group has reported soaring profits and revenues for the first half of 2022 thanks to continued recovery in leisure and business travel. The Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza parent said its group operating profit for the six-month period ended June 30 increased to $361 million, compared with $138 million last year. Total group revenue […]

Silversea Cruises appoints new vice-president of expedition product development

Silversea Cruises has recruited a new vice-president of expedition product development to join its team. Bob Simpson will report into senior vice-president of expeditions, destination and itinerary management, Conrad Combrink, and will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the company’s expedition product strategy, the line said. Silversea added that various regulatory and destination stakeholders […]