Scooter Rental Company Lime Sees First Profits Amid Growing Demand for Short-Range Travel

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Lime’s first-ever profitable quarter has the company on track for a fully profitable 2021, company leaders say. Baldesteinemanuel326 / Wikimedia

Skift Take: Scooter, bike, and car-sharing platform Lime’s profitability shows there is a market for sustainable, short-distance travel. Watch for even more competitors to enter this sector.

— Cameron Sperance

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5 Key Takeaways From Skift Aviation Forum

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An American Airlines jet at the gate at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Trey Ratcliff / Visual Hunt

Skift Take: The airline industry may be hobbled now, but industry leaders at the Skift Aviation Forum saw some hope. Much, of course, depends on the trajectory of the pandemic and the efficacy of vaccines. But the glory days aren’t returning any time soon.

— Madhu Unnikrishnan

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