Archive | November, 2006

Ryanair’s gamble

A press event with Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary (above) always promises to be interesting, and yesterday’s event in London was no exception. Wearing his everyman check shirt and at times trying extremely hard not to swear (“ffffffffflipping security”), O’Leary rapidly got down to business.Although O’Leary refused to talk about Ryanair’s proposed takeover of Aer Lingus, he […]

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Web 2.0 goes north, and midwest

Alaska Airlines, one of the first carriers to offer e-tickets and to rely on the web for in-house communications, has advanced into the collaborative community outreach of the next-generation of the web with a site that lets passengers share memorable travel stories. The ‘Your Alaska Stories‘ site invites flyers to share stories and experiences, post […]

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Vox populi

Everyone wants to be wanted, but AirTran is making absolutely, positively sure it will go only where the people really want it. The discounter, which is slowing down its rapid growth, has asked people into tell it which city to put on its map next. It has put up a page on its website with […]

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