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  • Walsh optimistic about OpenSkies despite industry turbulence

    British Airways chief executive Willie Walsh is confident of the prospects for newly launched transatlantic subsidiary...

  • Kingplace agrees deal to buy Silverjet

    Administrators for collapsed UK all-premium operator Silverjet have agreed a deal to sell the carrier to a Geneva trust...

  • Proposed Dubai premium carrier ArabJet holds Silverjet talks

    <P>Middle Eastern consultants linked to proposed United Arab Emirates all-premium carrier <A ...

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  • ANALYSIS: La Compagnie's take on previous all-business failures

    News | 05 Feb 2015 17:45 | Oliver Clark

    Frantz Yvelin knew the question was coming. So when, at a press conference in London on 3 February, La Compagnie's chief executive was finally asked why all previous attempts to operate a transatlantic all-business-class airline had failed, he gave a wry smile.
  • ANALYSIS: All-business bounces back

    News | 22 May 2014 13:01 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Question marks have hung over the viability of all-premium long-haul services since Eos, Maxjet and Silverjet all collapsed in the latter half of last decade. But Qatar Airways’ deployment from 15 May of a 40-seat Airbus A319 on its of its six Doha-London Heathrow frequencies is a sign of renewed interest in the concept – for which the carrier’s chief executive Akbar Al Baker intriguingly suggests he has a “secret plan”.
  • ANALYSIS: Why Norwegian thinks it's different

    News | 23 Oct 2013 09:42 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Oasis Hong Kong Airlines, MAXjet, Silverjet, Eos: the first decade of this millennium offers plenty of cautionary examples on the viability of low-cost long-haul travel flying.
  • ANALYSIS: How airlines are realising the potential of mobile technology

    News | 12 Aug 2013 14:59

    Airlines are finally waking up to what mobile technology can bring to their businesses by improving operational efficiency, customer service and revenue
  • PARIS: Odyssey distances itself from previous all-premium attempts

    News | 19 Jun 2013 15:55 | Edward Russell

    Odyssey Airlines' premium business model will be "very different" from past failed premium carriers, says founder and chief executive Adam Scott.
  • AB25: Births, deaths and marriages

    News | 25 Nov 2010 21:58 | Graham Dunn

    The past 25 years have seen the rise to prominence on the global stage of low-cost airlines, mega-Gulf carriers, Asian and Latin American operators. But while most of the familiar names have lasted the course, some notables have fallen by the wayside during the journey