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American Airlines’ Amazing Earnings

Skift Take Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at American Air’s stunning quarter, Airbnb’s departing founder, and the startups helping solve tourism labor challenges. Rashaad Jorden Good morning from Skift. It’s Friday, July 22 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. Listen Now 🎧 Subscribe […]

Blame Airlines for Slowing Travel Recovery

Skift Take Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the speed bump slowing summer travel, why Qatar Airways isn’t thrilled with the World Cup, and why meetings are bouncing back. Rashaad Jorden Good morning from Skift. It’s Thursday, July 21 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of […]

Uncovering the True Value of Omnichannel Retailing and Servicing for Airlines

Skift Take Corporate travel doesn’t have to be cumbersome. As business travelers return to the skies with different routines and heightened expectations, airlines and travel managers can deliver a more seamless experience by adopting an omnichannel approach. Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) Business travel is back — not to pre-pandemic levels, of course, but companies are […]

Emirates Airline President Sees European Travel Demand Resilient Amid Pressures

Skift Take Emirates, one of the largest airlines to Europe, sees robust demand from the continent despite an uncertain economic outlook. Edward Russell Europeans’ desire to travel is seemingly insatiable despite air travel chaos, inflationary pressure, and geopolitical crisis within its borders. Tim Clark, president of Emirates, one of the largest airlines to Europe, is […]

Shortage of Airplane Mechanics Is Also Contributing to Flight Cancellation Crisis

Christophe Gagnon considered quitting his avionics studies as COVID-19 crippled aviation, but the 21-year-old stayed in class and now the industry is desperate for more like him to keep planes flying. Two years after lockdowns nearly grounded the airline industry, repair shops and suppliers are scrambling for students like Gagnon, who received multiple job offers […]

SAS Joins List of Airline Failures and Bankruptcies Since Pandemic’s Start

Skift Take The list of pandemic airline bankruptcies keeps growing even as travel bounces back faster than anticipated. But hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars in government aid didn’t save SAS, which became the latest victim Tuesday. Jay Shabat One of Europe’s largest airlines, SAS, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, becoming the latest financial casualty in global aviation. During the first […]