Aviation Paper

United Wants to Personalize Your In-Flight Ads

Skift Take United is launching its own media network that will use customer demographic data to create more targeted ads and content for passengers. Meghna Maharishi Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight may start noticing personalized advertisements whenever they try to watch a movie or TV show on the seat-back screens.  Those ads are part […]

Skift Aviation Forum Returns This November

Skift Take We’re thrilled to announce the latest edition of Skift Aviation Forum on November 12 in Dallas, Texas, where key aeronautic stakeholders will gather to explore groundbreaking ideas, share insights, and look toward the future of this dynamic sector. Becca Smith We are excited to announce that our latest Skift Aviation Forum, the leading […]

Air India CEO on Impact of Bilateral Rights on Indian Carriers’ Ability to Fill Seats

Skift Take Air India has been upgrading its fleet and investing heavily in new planes. An increase in grants under bilateral agreements to Middle East carriers threatens Indian carriers’ share in carrying passengers to long-haul destinations, leading to a lower return on investment. Bulbul Dhawan Indian full-service carrier Air India has said its plans to […]

Spirit Airlines CFO Exits to Join Hertz

Skift Take Spirit’s leadership shakeup comes as the carrier is struggling to make a profit, and some analysts have previously said the ultra-low-cost carrier would need to either find a buyer or potentially file for bankruptcy. Meghna Maharishi Spirit’s chief financial officer is resigning from the carrier and taking up the CFO role at Hertz. […]

IndiGo CEO Pieter Elbers on New Business Class, Loyalty and Becoming a ‘Global Aviation Player’

Skift Take IndiGo, a low-cost carrier known for its no-frills approach, is ambitiously venturing into what seems like long-haul flights and introducing business-class seats. The move aims to target a new generation of travelers while adapting to India’s evolving aviation market. Peden Doma Bhutia IndiGo CEO Pieter Elbers told Skift that the airline’s new business […]