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forbes.com - David Nikel - SAS CEO: Airline 'Fighting To Survive'
SAS CEO: Airline 'Fighting To Survive'
Forbes

Shares in Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) tumbled this week as its CEO said the airline is “fighting to survive” with mounting debts, falling demand from business customers and disgruntled employees among its issues. “When I see…

businessinsider.com - INSIDER - Latest news: United Airlines unvaccinated pilots cost $1.4 million every 2 weeks in paid leave
Latest news: United Airlines unvaccinated pilots cost $1.4 million every 2 weeks in paid leave
Business Insider

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here. Fly the expensive skies. United Airlines says its unvaccinated pilots are costing…

news24.com - Erik Larson - Unvaccinated pilots costing us millions, says United Airlines | Fin24
Unvaccinated pilots costing us millions, says United Airlines | Fin24
News24

United Airlines has said it's spending millions on paid leave for unvaccinated pilots because their colleagues 'refuse to risk their safety' by flying with them. The leave is costing the airline about $1.4 million (about R20.5 million) every two…

runwaygirlnetwork.com - US airline start-up aha! joins the pack
US airline start-up aha! joins the pack
Runway Girl

Eighteen months of an ongoing global pandemic has wreaked havoc across the global airline industry. Yet here in the United States, 2021 has somehow turned into the year of the airline start-up. First there was Avelo, launching low-cost flights…

standard.co.uk - Simon Freeman - Flybe recruits new CEO as collapsed airline set to fly again
Flybe recruits new CEO as collapsed airline set to fly again
Evening Standard

Flybe today called in an aviation turnaround specialist to pilot its return to the skies following its collapse as an early casualty of the pandemic. David Pflieger, who has held executive roles at seven carriers from Fiji Airways to US giant…

floridapolitics.com - Rick Scott appeals to airlines to fight 'unconstitutional' vaccine mandates
Rick Scott appeals to airlines to fight 'unconstitutional' vaccine mandates
Florida Politics

No jab, no job? That's no good for Sen. Scott. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott appealed Monday to two organizations representing airlines to follow the lead of Southwest Airlines and abandon plans for COVID-19 vaccine mandates. “I would like to applaud…

cnbc.com - Hugh Son - Mastercard says any bank or merchant on its vast network can soon offer crypto services
Mastercard says any bank or merchant on its vast network can soon offer crypto services
CNBC

Mastercard is preparing to announce that any of the thousands of banks and millions of merchants on its payments network can soon integrate crypto into their products, CNBC has learned. That includes bitcoin wallets, credit and debit cards that…

stripes.com - Holiday travel is even more uncertain than a year ago after a summer of airline turbulence
Holiday travel is even more uncertain than a year ago after a summer of airline turbulence
Stars and Stripes

DALLAS (Tribune News Service) — Dallas travel agent Alex Ramsey is getting questions daily from customers uncertain about booking holiday trips. “Are Americans allowed to travel to Europe?” “Will hotels and restaurants…

krdo.com - CNN Newssource - Major US airlines, travel industry leaders donate more than 20,000 flights for Afghan evacuees - KRDO
Major US airlines, travel industry leaders donate more than 20,000 flights for Afghan evacuees - KRDO
KRDO NewsChannel 13

Seven airlines, along with other travel industry leaders, are donating more than 20,000 airline tickets to Afghan evacuees to get to their final destinations in the US, matching an additional 20,000 flights contributed by the public, the White…

khaleejtimes.com - Waheed  Abbas - Look: Emirates airline turns 36; key milestones from the airline's incredible journey
Look: Emirates airline turns 36; key milestones from the airline's incredible journey
Khaleej Times

Dubai's flagship carrier Emirates was launched on October 25, 1985. On Monday, the airline is celebrating its 36th anniversary. It is an incredible journey that started with a modest beginning to the world's largest international passenger carrier.

yahoo.com - Alicja Siekierska - WestJet adds new routes to U.S., sun destinations as demand ramps up
WestJet adds new routes to U.S., sun destinations as demand ramps up
Yahoo | Mail, Weather, Search, Politics, News, Finance, Sports & Videos

WestJet Airlines is ramping up its winter schedule, adding new routes as more Canadians get back to travelling. The Calgary-based airline announced Monday that it will be adding new domestic and international routes in December in the wake of…

breakingtravelnews.com - Airlines to check vaccination status as US borders reopen
Airlines to check vaccination status as US borders reopen
Breaking Travel News

Officials in the United States have outlined new rules for foreign travellers, as flight restrictions lift for the first time since the pandemic began in early 2020. Borders will reopen on November 8th, with the White House giving more information…

reuters.com - UK's Heathrow Airport flags tepid travel recovery until 2026
UK's Heathrow Airport flags tepid travel recovery until 2026
Reuters

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Britain's Heathrow Airport Ltd said on Tuesday it was still reporting losses and does not expect air traffic to recover completely until at least 2026 even as the travel industry gathered steam in the third quarter on easing…

sky.com - Frazer Maude, news correspondent - Dirty data': Posting pictures online and storing emails are contributing to climate crisis, says report
Dirty data': Posting pictures online and storing emails are contributing to climate crisis, says report
Sky UK Limited

A picture may paint a thousand words, but it might also be contributing to the climate crisis. A new survey is calling us out for what it calls our 'dirty data' habits - the storing of millions of unnecessary photos and videos on servers around the…

cityam.com - Michiel Willems - Dave Pflieger is Flybe's new strongman as revamped airline is ready for take off
Dave Pflieger is Flybe's new strongman as revamped airline is ready for take off
CityAM

Flybe said this morning it has appointed Dave Pflieger as its new chief executive officer. Pflieger, an aviation executive and a relatively well-known name within the airline startup space, has been a senior executive or CEO at seven different…

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