Anyone remember Google Wave? Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, TUI, and a whole bunch of investors and techies are betting that blockchain fulfills a lot of promise and exhibits a ton more staying power than previously-hyped technologies that didn’t hang around very long.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday anchoring an ever-growing calendar of marketing gimmicks, fliers have no shortage of holiday deal-hunting opportunities.
A new CDC report found thatas of August 2017 more than half of the world’s 50 busiest airport still allow smoking in certain areas. Only23 were smoke-free.
It looks like Chinese airlines are looking to expand in North America after a period of building out their domestic networks, and China Southern Airlines wants to gain ground on its rivals.
Airline food isn’t always tasty, but passengers probably shouldn’t compare it to what they find in a restaurant. Delivering food to an aircraft is a logistical challenge, and it’s amazing the system works as well as it does.
The best CEOs know when it’s the right time to quit. Things may look rosy now, but EasyJet could be in for a tough time if the UK’s Brexit negotiations go badly.
The well-documented scheduling problems have given Ryanair pilots plenty of leverage but so far the carrier is refusing to change its position on unions. At the moment no one seems to be budging in this game of airline chicken.
While EasyJet isn’t totally out of the woods yet, departing CEO Carolyn McCall leaves the airline in a much stronger position than it was a year ago. The initial shock of the Brexit vote has been weathered, and other carriers are struggling. Both of which make her successor’s job that much easier.
This is a simple business. If you’re an airline, you should send your planes to places where they make money. Delta is doing it right.
The busy Thanksgiving travel week is now underway at airports across the nation, and – so far – it looks like smooth sailing for most holiday travelers.