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Lufthansa Hikes Its Third-Party Booking Fee Despite the Crisis

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200 at Frankfurt Airport. From October 1, tickets bought via third-parties tech for flights on Lufthansa Group airlines will be hit with a $21 in the U.S. (€19 in Europe) surcharge. Oliver Roesler / Lufthansa Skift Take: If you think all airlines will lower their fees to encourage more bookings during the […]

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Travel Companies Are Hiring Despite Epic Job Losses

Some luxury hotels in Chicago were working in February 2020 with Heartland Alliance, a nonprofit that helps refugees find jobs. Despite massive travel industry job losses around the world because of the coronavirus pandemic, some travel companies are indeed hiring. Adobe Stock Image Skift Take: Amidst the carnage, there are job openings in the travel […]

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Breakdown of Lufthansa and Sabre Deal Signals New Risks for Corp Travel

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Brussels Airlines fares will not be bookable on Sabre as of June 30, 2020. Bloomberg Skift Take: The exact reasons for wanting to terminate the content deal aren’t clear, but Lufthansa’s direct-selling drive might have something to do with it. — Matthew Parsons Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Datalex to Lose Lufthansa Tech Contract After Management Fiasco

Lufthansa aircraft shown at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport. Parent company Lufthansa Group is a major customer of Datalex, which suffered an accounting disaster in 2018 that continues to bring aftershocks. Alex Kraus / Bloomberg Skift Take: Airline tech vendor Datalex had a spectacular accounting meltdown in 2018. Lufthansa, its largest customer, wants to kill its contract. […]

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Datalex Seeks Cash Injection After Debacle on Lufthansa Tech Project

An image of Datalex’s annual report from 2015. The Dublin-based software firm had to restate its 2018 financial results because of an overly rosy estimate of how its project for its most important customer, Lufthansa Group, would progress. Datalex Skift Take: Datalex, which provides tech to help power ticket booking on airline websites, is desperate […]