Archive | Airlines RSS feed for this section

Stelios still wants EasyJet to slow down aircraft deliveries

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has served up a reminder of the boardroom split at the UK budget carrier

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
EasyJet A319.jpg

Changes at the top at easyJet

EasyJet’s senior management team is evolving at a rapid pace these days, with 2009 losses including chairman Sir Colin Chandler, group finance director Jeff Carr, procurement director Neil Mills and chief commercial officer Saad Hammad. Picture credit: easyJet airline company ltd. The latest of these departures, Carr and Mills, have been announced over the last […]

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
EDITrex_830748a.jpg

Red tape aids Air Astana’s fortunes

Kazakh carrier Air Astana has found an unlikely driver for first quarter profitability – red tape. In an interview with The Bangkok Post, Air Astana chief executive Peter Foster says legal, tax and bureaucratic constraints thwarted the airline’s attempts to secure fuel hedges. This unlikely saviour helped Air Astana avoid a damaging financial hit.  Instead the airline swung from a […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Clickair fare lock.JPG

Clickair innovates with new fare lock function

Just when it seemed like all obvious ancillary revenue streams were nearing exhaustion, Spanish budget carrier Clickair has come up with a new cash-generating innovation. It has introduced a new Internet booking feature, giving passengers the option of paying a €2 ($2.70) fee to lock their chosen fare for 24 hours, or €5 to guarantee it for up to 72 hours. […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Premiership footballers are so normal they might fly easyJet

‘It is refreshing that a club like ours has done well,” says Moyes. “We are different, we might still get on Easyjet like the average man would do.”

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
starbucks readybrew.jpg

Wake up and smell the airline

UK budget carrier EasyJet will from next month start serving Starbuck’s coffee onboard selected flights

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
Jetblue bigwigs.gif

Jetblue online ads prompt ire of NBAA

The campaign has certainly succeeded in getting attention since launching last month

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
issue3 cover.gif

Cabin interiors and connectivity world meets in Hamburg

Probably heading the news during the show was communications specialist T-Mobile and VT Miltope, ViaSat and TriaGnoSys formally teaming to offer a Ku-band satellite broadband and GSM telephony service for air transport.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Kevin Spacey.JPG

Can Kevin Spacey boost flagging business travel demand?

American Airlines launches new ad campaign featuring Kevin Spacey

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }

Southwest gets the community spirit

Southwest launches new online community

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }