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Porsche and Boeing Partner to Create Electric Flying Cars

An artist’s rendering of a flying concept vehicle by Porsche and Boeing. The two companies announced Thursday that they had formed a team to explore the market for premium vertical take-off vehicles. Porsche Skift Take: The ultra wealthy are basically the only market for urban air vehicles at this point, so it makes sense Porsche […]

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Travel Needs to Consider Life Without Facebook and Google, Says Former Facebook Investor

Roger McNamee, early investor in Facebook, speaking on May 27, 2019, at Skift Tech Forum 2019 in San Francisco with Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali. Skift Skift Take: Surveillance capitalism is due for a regulatory comeuppance in the next few years. Travel companies that make the decision to build brands around user privacy now […]

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Sabre Will See Revenue Fallout From Jet Airways Collapse and 737 Max Grounding

Sabre expects to take a financial hit because the FAA has grounded all Boeing 737 Max jets in the United States, and carriers around the world have done likewise. Pictured is a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. United Airlines Skift Take: Sabre is engaged in a tough but necessary technology transition. Beyond the system […]