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Daily Podcast: Delta Blames the FAA for Air Chaos

Skift Take Good morning from Skift. It’s Thursday, June 30 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. Rashaad Jorden Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Delta CEO’s finger pointing, corporate travel’s blah feelings about sustainability, and a $20 billion greenwashing project in central Asia. […]

5 Digital Transformation Strategies to Improve the Air Travel Experience

Digital transformation continues to be a vital undertaking for airlines during this critical recovery period. According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), total industry losses between 2020 and 2022 are expected to reach $201 billion. As a result, airlines are increasingly leveraging technology to solve pain points for passengers and employees, not only to optimize […]

Daily Podcast: Chaotic Summer in the Skies

Skift Take Good morning from Skift. It’s Tuesday, June 28 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. Rashaad Jorden Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the post-pandemic trouble airlines are having, what coronavirus recovery looks like in Asia, and the big planes Lufthansa are […]

U.S. Air-Passenger Screenings Highest Since Early 2020 Despite Flight Cancellation Saga

Skift Take Ongoing flight cancellations in the U.S. haven’t deterred passengers trying to fly from Point A to Point B. But airlines and airports aren’t winning many fans. Dennis Schaal The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 2.45 million air passengers on Friday, the highest daily number since February 2020. The number was however below […]

U.S. Airlines Shouldn’t Enter the Blame Game Fray Over Travel’s Summer of Chaos

In recent weeks, many airlines in Europe and the United States have failed their customers, selling itineraries they can’t fulfill. Airlines have run a quasi-normal schedule despite far from normal conditions, and passengers have been treated to cancelled flights and delayed bags. You might think airlines and their representatives would take ownership of their miscues. […]

The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

Skift Take It’s little surprise that the CEO of most America’s most financially sound big airline, Ed Bastian of Delta, was also the highest paid. But how does he stack up to his peers? Edward Russell Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian was the best paid U.S. airline CEO last year. His compensation package included […]

Daily Podcast: Best-Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

Skift Take Good morning from Skift. It’s Thursday, June 23 in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. Rashaad Jorden Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at compensation for airline executives in the United States, the Faroe Islands’ growing visitor numbers, and hotels using local art […]