Tag: air travel

Industries, Others

Air travel jumps as vaccinations spur bookings, stocks surge

March 15, 2021


Travelers are returning to the skies, fueling optimism among airline CEOs that the battered industry has turned a corner in the coronavirus pandemic. The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 1.34 million people on Sunday, 86,000 more people than the […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Wall Street’s next trading innovation: Airline fares derivatives

January 23, 2020


European planemaker Airbus is working with Nasdaq to develop a derivatives-based trading platform that will allow airlines to protect against swings in ticket prices. Just like airline companies use oil futures to hedge against the volatility in fuel costs, they […]


MasterCard could estimate passengers’ weight for airlines based on what they buy

January 10, 2017

Via: The Economist

FIRMS must tread lightly around the subject of their customers’ weight. It is a sensitive subject for many. Still, a lot of organisations would like to be able to size up those who use their services. MasterCard, a credit-card company, […]