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Lufthansa Responds to Surging Travel Demand by Bringing Back This Widebody Jet

The largest passenger jet, the Airbus A380, is returning to Lufthansa. But its comeback may be short-lived as a stopgap until newer planes arrive.

Lufthansa Responds to Surging Travel Demand by Bringing Back This Widebody Jet

Airlines

What’s Behind the Airlines Mess This Summer

Airline operations are in shambles this summer. What happened?

What’s Behind the Airlines Mess This Summer

Announcements

Last Chance to Join Skift Sustainable Tourism Summit

This year is an excellent one in which to reevaluate and reassess how we manage the impact of travel on communities and the world at large. Don't miss out on these compelling conversations.

Last Chance to Join Skift Sustainable Tourism Summit

Skift Meetings

3 Event Contract Trends in 2022

Sick of event contracts? They're even more complicated post-pandemic.

3 Event Contract Trends in 2022

Airlines

Germany to Hire Workers From Turkey to Prop Up Understaffed Airports

The country will temporarily allow in foreign workers to help fill a shortfall of some 2,000 to 3,000 employees across its airports, but the recruitment campaign may come a little too late to rescue summer.

Germany to Hire Workers From Turkey to Prop Up Understaffed Airports

Online Travel

Booking.com Executive on What the Endemic Asian Traveler Looks Like

Backed by significant travel demand, Booking.com is confident about travel returning to Asian destinations. However, China's quarantine and Japan's reopening trepidations stand in the way of a full recovery.

Booking.com Executive on What the Endemic Asian Traveler Looks Like

Overtourism

Daily Podcast: Barcelona’s Overtourism Balancing Act

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, June 27 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Barcelona’s Overtourism Balancing Act

Travel Technology

Kenya’s Cashless Tourism Still Trailing Larger Digital Payment Success

Kenya is a prime example of how far cashless economies need to go, especially for tourism. The country's successes will need to be measured against the challenges.

Kenya’s Cashless Tourism Still Trailing Larger Digital Payment Success

Business Travel

Abortion Travel May Land Companies in Legal Trouble, Warn Experts

While there are currently no rules that ban abortion travel, companies may have to navigate a complex patchwork of state laws if they support employees to exercise their reproductive rights.

Abortion Travel May Land Companies in Legal Trouble, Warn Experts

Airlines

U.S. Air-Passenger Screenings Highest Since Early 2020 Despite Flight Cancellation Saga

Ongoing flight cancellations in the U.S. haven't deterred passengers trying to fly from Point A to Point B. But airlines and airports aren't winning many fans.

U.S. Air-Passenger Screenings Highest Since Early 2020 Despite Flight Cancellation Saga

Airlines

The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, how much were major U.S. airline CEOs paid in 2021 is revealed, events executives explain how labor shortages are hitting their industry hard, and travel disruptions in the United Kingdom are threatening the country's economic recovery.

The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs and Other Top Stories This Week