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03rd May 2018
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Southwest Hoping Its ‘Lovable’ Reputation Will Help It Bounce Back

By Brian Sumers, Skift Southwest Airlines, which uses a heart as its corporate symbol, has spent decades building brand equity. Southwest Airlines Skift Take: Southwest has built a reputation as...

03rd May 2018
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A Look at Asia’s Complex and Evolving Events Market

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift In this photo taken Nov. 23, 2014, People walk across a road in front of the Venetian Macao casino resorts in Macau. Singapore is the most...

02nd May 2018
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Air Canada Pilots Blame Fatigue and Bright Lights for Near-Miss in San Francisco Last Year

By Alan Levin, Bloomberg Last year, an Air Canada Airbus A320 had a close call while trying to land at San Francisco International. Pictured are Delta Air Lines jets parked...

02nd May 2018
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How To Extract Greater Value for Hotels with a Superior Data Processing

By Are Morch Hotels have been lagging behind on when it comes to Superior Data Processing. Most Hotels process data that is relevant to how each room attracts the optimal...

02nd May 2018
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How Strong Are Airplane Windows?

By Brian Sumers, Skift A window pane on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 failed Wednesday, scaring passengers. Pictured are some of the carrier’s 737s. Bloomberg Skift Take: Is Southwest having...

02nd May 2018
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Norwegian Is Taking a Big Risk Betting on a Fuel Price Drop

By Benjamin Katz and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg A Norwegian 787-9 Dreamliner. IAG, the owner of British Airways, recently revealed it had built up a small stake in the airline. Norwegian...

02nd May 2018
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Vacation Rental Search Site Tripping Lays Off 15 Employees and Restructures

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Skift Take: Metasearch is hard, and comparison-shopping for vacation rentals and apartment shares is even harder. Tripping and others are having a hard time building their...

02nd May 2018
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Norwegian Cruise CEO Sees No Signs of Recession

By Hannah Sampson, Skift Norwegian Bliss, the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, is shown in the shipyard in Germany. The company reported Wessel Blokzijl / Flickr Skift...

02nd May 2018
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Mastercard Profit Rises Due to International Travel Spending

By Jenny Surane, Bloomberg On March 5, 2012, consumer credit cards are posed for a photo in North Andover, Mass. Mastercard just reported earnings and profit is up due to...

02nd May 2018
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Hopper Begins Offering ‘Secret’ Airfares Below Published Rates

By Justin Bachman, Bloomberg Hopper, a mobile-only travel seller, is starting to offer secret airfares below rates published elsewhere. Hopper Skift Take: It’s clear why these secret airfares would be...