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Airline Execs See Tax Credit for Sustainable Fuel in Inflation Reduction Act as Good First Step

Progress is often measured through a series of half-steps. President Biden's sweeping anti-inflation legislation offers the airline industry just that on greener fuel.

Airline Execs See Tax Credit for Sustainable Fuel in Inflation Reduction Act as Good First Step

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U.S. Airlines Face Steep Marketing Challenge After Epic Nightmare Summer

You don't wan't airlines to apologize. You want airlines to get better. There's the starting point in how to message to your customers going forward.

U.S. Airlines Face Steep Marketing Challenge After Epic Nightmare Summer
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Indian Billionaire Backer of Tata and Startup Akasa Air Dies

India has lost a legendary, bold risk-taker in Rakesh Jhunjhunwala whose latest entrepreneurial hunch was starting an airline in an already crowded market.

Indian Billionaire Backer of Tata and Startup Akasa Air Dies

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JetBlue-Spirit’s Next Battle and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, JetBlue prepares for a fight in its bid to acquire Spirit, Graduate Hotels targets college football fans, and destinations see significant benefits in attracting digital nomads.

JetBlue-Spirit’s Next Battle and Other Top Stories This Week

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American Cancels the Most Flights of U.S. Carriers So Far This Year

Even if flight disruptions decrease in the fall, airlines will continue to be battered because the main factors behind their brutal year aren't going away soon.

American Cancels the Most Flights of U.S. Carriers So Far This Year

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Airline Seats Could Get Bigger to Accommodate Larger Travelers

Airline seats have shrunk even as Americans have gotten larger. That could change.

Airline Seats Could Get Bigger to Accommodate Larger Travelers

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More Mobility May Be Coming to Wheelchair Users on Planes

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at wheelchair users on planes, Amex GBT’s China optimism, and new family-friendly hotel rooms.

More Mobility May Be Coming to Wheelchair Users on Planes

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Turkish Airlines Emerges as First European Carrier to Fully Recover

Turkish Airlines' hybrid status between a Gulf and a European legacy carrier is paying off. It's the first in Europe to fully recover, and is using that leading position to accelerate growth and grab marketshare.

Turkish Airlines Emerges as First European Carrier to Fully Recover

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Wheelchair Users Could Soon Bring Their Own Chairs on Flights

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wants to keep wheelchair users in their own chairs when they fly. But the chairs and docks must meet federal air crashworthiness standards first.

Wheelchair Users Could Soon Bring Their Own Chairs on Flights

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Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

As well as savings from less fuel burn, the shorter route opens up destinations like Australia for the flag carrier.

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia