U.S. airlines have been bolstered by the return of customers eager to travel within the country or just outside its borders, but the nation’s largest carriers are still lamenting the loss of two particularly lucrative parts of the business: international and corporate travel. At least one of those could rebound this summer.In an interview with The New York Times over the … [Read more...] about Airlines could benefit when the E.U. eases restrictions on travel.
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“No matter what the headlines have been, no matter how the market’s turned, we always tend to find bookings rebounding fastest, soonest and greatest in those markets,” said Vasu Raja, American’s chief revenue officer.United said it expected to be able to make money even with corporate and long-haul international travel down 35 percent. (Both are currently down about 80 … [Read more...] about Once Crippled by the Pandemic, Airlines See a Fast Recovery Coming
The Risks Beyond Flights How air flows in planes is not the only part of the safety equation, according to infectious-disease experts: The potential for exposure may be just as high, if not higher, when people are in the terminal, sitting in airport restaurants and bars or going through the security line. As more people fly — nearly 1.5 million … [Read more...] about How Safe Are You From Covid When You Fly?
By then, Mr. Robson had in fact made two friends, both Irishmen working for Victorian Railways. They decided to pretend he was a mainframe computer, since those were expensive and delicate — important enough to make people heed labels that said “This Side Up.” Around 11 months after he’d first arrived in Australia, Mr. Robson climbed into the crate with his supplies: a hammer, … [Read more...] about A Man Who Shipped Himself in a Crate Wants to Find the Men Who Helped
“We just believe we’ve got more embedded growth, we’ve also got lower costs, and we believe we’ve got a great brand that positions us well in the low-fare space,” Mr. Biffle said.The airline claims it is unique among low-cost airlines. While Spirit tends to serve more-crowded markets and Allegiant Air less-crowded ones, Frontier is more evenly distributed. The airline said it … [Read more...] about Frontier Airlines I.P.O. Signals a Travel Industry Recovery