Archive | July, 2005

Coming home to roost

Ever seen a chicken handling revenue management? Then you need to visit http://www.skyhighairlines.com. The site was launched a couple of years ago and has probably peaked by now, but if you haven’t been there then take a look – there are some real gems. The radio ads are definitely worth a trawl, with the painfully familiar […]

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DING! The sound of retail at Southwest

The other week at our Airline Business Awards we were talking with Richard Sweet, marketing director at Southwest Airlines, about DING!, the suitably cool new web download launched earlier this year that lets customers see latest fare offers on their desktop. If you haven’t seen it yet take a look at http://www.southwest.com. What impressed us most was […]

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ABOUT US

The Airline Business blog is a sideways look at the airline industry. The Airline Business blog team includes Andrea Crisp, Kerry Ezard, David Field, Mark Pilling and Brendan Sobie. Meet the team: Mark Pilling started his journalistic career back in the ’80s with a press trip on a Shorts 360 flown by Jersey European Airways. […]

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Right tax or wrong tax?

Some people may argue that there is no such thing as a ‘right tax’, but I think that in our society they are a legitimate way of funding government. However, the plan by the European Finance Ministers to create an airline tax to fund development aid (they are meeting today) is of course plain lunacy. Obviously […]

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