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In this article .DSRPT ABNB HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank Ben Robertson In this weekly series, CNBC takes a look at companies that made the inaugural Disruptor 50 list, 10 years later. Like many mobile-first, on-demand service-based companies started in the early 2010s, HotelTonight saw similarities with two of the biggest disruptors in that category. “That’s
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In this article DAL Delta Air Lines expects to return to a profit this quarter thanks to a jump in bookings — and fares — that are helping offset soaring fuel costs. The company’s shares gained 6% on the day, while rivals American Airlines and United Airlines, which both report results next week, gained more than 10% and
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In this article SAVE JBLU Travelers check in for a Spirit Airlines flight at Orlando International Airport on the Friday before Memorial Day. Paul Hennessy | Lightrocket | Getty Images JetBlue‘s surprise $3.6 billion cash bid for Spirit is threatening the latter’s plan to merge with Frontier into a discount airline behemoth. It’s also threatening
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Incidents involving unruly passengers in the United States are decreasing. But the good news may end there. On average, there were about 500 reports of unruly passengers per month in 2021, according to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. In the first three months of 2022, this number fell to about 350 reports per month, according
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An Airbus A321-211 aircraft of Russian airline Aeroflot with registration VP-BOE is pictured on a long term parking at Cointrin airport in Geneva, Switzerland, March 9, 2022. Denis Balibouse | Reuters The CEO of major aircraft-leasing company Avolon on Tuesday accused Russia of “robbery” after President Vladimir Putin‘s government seized several leased planes. The ordeal
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Australia’s rigid pandemic border policies led some to wonder if international travelers would still want to visit. It appears they do. Four weeks after the country opened to vaccinated visitors, international flight bookings are nearly half (49%) of pre-pandemic levels, according to the travel technology company Travelport. CNBC Travel went to the land “Down Under”
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