Airline Weekly Lounge
The Data That Can Help Airlines Recover Faster

The Data That Can Help Airlines Recover Faster

December 17, 2020

Expedia Vice President Air Partnerships Julie Kyse joins the Airline Weekly Lounge to let us know how data can help airlines recover.

We will be on hiatus until the first week of January. Enjoy your holidays, no matter how you celebrate. 

How an Airport Adapts to a Pandemic

How an Airport Adapts to a Pandemic

December 8, 2020

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport moved quickly to safeguard public health when the coronavirus began to spread in the U.S. What changes will be permanent? CEO Sean Donohue explains in this week's episode.

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It’s Not Just Airlines

It’s Not Just Airlines

December 1, 2020

The airline industry is just one part of the larger travel ecosystem, and no one sector has been immune to the effects of a once-in-a-century pandemic. Skift Hospitality Reporter Cameron Sperance joins us for a state-of-play on the hospitality and cruise industries.

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Connecting the Through Lines

Connecting the Through Lines

November 24, 2020

Last week Skift and the Airline Weekly team hosted our first conference devoted to aviation. Guests including Southwest CEO and Chairman Gary Kelly, Air France CEO Anne Rigali, and Air Lease Corp. Executive Chairman Steven Udvar-Házy discussed the current state of the industry.

For today's podcast, the Airline Weekly team connects the dots between the conversations.

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Airlines’ Covid Innovations

Airlines’ Covid Innovations

November 3, 2020

Brett "Cranky Flier" Snyder joins Airline Weekly Lounge Live after trying Hawaiian Airlines' new rapid-response test from LAX. The process, aimed to allow travelers to avoid Hawaii's 14-day quarantine, was confusing, he said. And Cranky updates us with his latest installment of "Skeds of Airlines."

The Case for More Payroll Support

The Case for More Payroll Support

October 26, 2020

Capt. Joe DePete, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, argues that airlines are critical infrastructure, and pilots are essential workers. The industry needs more federal support in order to ensure it can bounce back when demand returns, or the economy as a whole will suffer, he says.

Join us on November 19, 2020 for Skift Aviation Forum and learn from CEOs and leaders at Delta Air Lines, Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Ryanair, and more. 

 

What Next for the MAX?

What Next for the MAX?

October 20, 2020

Boeing's grounded 737 MAX has been in the news a bunch recently, with European regulators and some airlines predicting it will be back in the air by year's end. What regulatory steps remain before the FAA approves it for flight, and what emerged in the investigation on why the aircraft's software malfunctioned? Aviation Week Air Transport and Safety Editor Sean Broderick helps break it down.

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Hotels, Airlines and the Pandemic

Hotels, Airlines and the Pandemic

October 14, 2020

Airline Weekly Editor Madhu Unnikrishnan is joined by Skift hospitality reporter Cameron Sperance to discuss the state of leisure and business travel. 

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Pandemic Passenger Experience

Pandemic Passenger Experience

October 6, 2020

PaxEx.aero founder Seth Miller joins us live from Philadelphia International Airport for an update on the passenger experience during this pandemic. The pandemic provides both opportunity and risk for airlines and their suppliers. With traffic light, now could the time to innovate, but with cash tight, do airlines and their suppliers have the wherewithal?

The Problem for Singapore Airlines

The Problem for Singapore Airlines

September 29, 2020

Few other airlines were as associated with luxury intercontinental travel than Singapore Airlines was before the pandemic. But when Covid travel restrictions went into force, Singapore's core business all but evaporated, and unlike many of its rivals, it has no domestic market at all to fall back on. 

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