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31st Dec 2017
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Airbus Sold 705 Planes in 2 Weeks But Jumbos Are a Tough Proposition

By Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg A flurry of plane orders to end the year hasn’t camouflaged Airbus’ woes after a management shakeup and in light of its difficulties in selling wide-body...

31st Dec 2017
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Passenger Deadline Extended for New Driver’s License Requirements on U.S. Domestic Flights

By Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press Passengers go through a U.S. Transportation Security Administration checkpoint on July 6, 2014. Rpavich / Flickr Skift Take: The heat is off. Passengers flying...

31st Dec 2017
Make These Your New Year Hotel Resolutions

Make These Your New Year Hotel Resolutions

By Wimintra Jangnin It’s time to start thinking about your New Year resolutions, so to help you out, here’s a few of the things we noticed last year that might...

30th Dec 2017
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JetBlue Heading Toward Worst Year of On-Time Performance Since 2007 Fiasco

By Mary Schlangenstein , Bloomberg JetBlue livery makes a show of it on May 26, 2016. JetBlue’s on-time performance is worsening in 2017. JetBlue Skift Take: JetBlue doesn’t fly the...

30th Dec 2017
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IAG to Buy Austria’s Niki Air for $24 Million

By Associated Press IAG plans to buy Niki Air, which had declared bankruptcy. Niki Air Skift Take: All the pieces of bankrupt Air Berlin are now falling into place. The...

29th Dec 2017
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U.S. Airlines Add Cancun Flights in Bet That Travel Warning Memories Will Fade

By Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg Two tourists enjoy Cancun on December 4, 2017. U.S. airlines are increasing their flights to the Mexico city. Visit Cancun Riviera Skift Take:...

29th Dec 2017
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Uber-SoftBank Deal Means Valuation Plummets to $48 Billion

By Eric Newcomer and Alistair Barr, Bloomberg Dara Khosrowshahi, the CEO of Uber, attended the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho in 2017. He’s shoring up...

29th Dec 2017
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Latin America Travel Unicorn Despegar Is Hunting but Could Be Hunted Too

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Despegar listed on the New York Stock Exchanged, pictured, this autumn. The Argentine company is based in Buenos Aires, which is often described as the Silicon...

29th Dec 2017
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Sustainability needs to mean more, not less! | By Arnaud Herrmann

Arnaud Herrmann, VP Sustainable Development at AccorHotels Group, asks, and answers, four critical questions that hotel groups face when designing and implementing sustainability programs. These center on overcoming obstacles, identifying...

29th Dec 2017
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Vacasa CEO on Why a Recession Could Be Good for His Business

By Hannah Sampson, Skift Vacasa CEO Eric Breon is pictured here. His business is more dependent on the availability of vacation rentals than consumer demand. Skift Skift Take: Vacasa CEO...