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  • Emirates' Clark strikes back in US open skies debate


    ​Emirates president Tim Clark has hit back at an effort by three US mainline carriers to lobby the US government to roll back open skies with some Gulf nations, calling the airlines' allegations "sweeping and unfounded".


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  • Emirates' Clark strikes back in US open skies debate


    ​Emirates president Tim Clark has hit back at an effort by three US mainline carriers to lobby the US government to...


  • Southwest unveils first international flights out of Houston


    Southwest Airlines will begin non-stop service to six Latin American destinations from Houston Hobby in October 2015,...


  • Frontier drops 19 cities in ongoing network revamp


    Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will drop 19 cities from its network as it embarks on a strategic transformation...


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  • ​ANALYSIS: LCCs reap benefits from multichannel distribution

    News | 19 May 2015 11:04 | Martin Ferguson

    When Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary addressed 400 members of the corporate travel community earlier this year, he described his attendance at the business travel event as one of the most depressing days of his life. But he said it with endearing grin on his face.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-LCCs-reap-benefits-from-multichannel-distribution-412074/
  • US-Gulf subsidies row 'bullying tactic': Al Baker

    News | 13 May 2015 17:43 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker remains defiant amidst an onslaught of accusations from US mainline carriers that his airline received state subsidies, and plans to continue expanding into the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Gulf-subsidies-row-bullying-tactic-Al-Baker-412285/
  • Southwest converts 737-700 orders to -800s

    News | 13 May 2015 17:37 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Southwest Airlines has converted orders for 31 Boeing 737-700s scheduled for delivery in 2016 to larger 737-800s, chief executive Gary Kelly announces on 13 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-converts-737-700-orders-to-800s-412286/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Is airline social marketing misunderstood?

    News | 29 Apr 2015 09:48 | Marco Serusi

    Many marketers and consultants, including us, have been talking about the benefits of social marketing for airlines. Yet, today, it seems that organic reach may soon be a thing of the past, as airlines now have to pay in order to reach fans on “social media”. So what happened? Was it a passing fad, or are we talking about two different things?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Is-airline-social-marketing-misunderstood-411128/
  • ANALYSIS: Preparing for a connectivity revolution

    News | 02 Apr 2015 09:14 | Kerry Reals

    ​Like the air we breathe, access to wi-fi is increasingly seen as a necessity to get us through the day. Gone are the days when airline passengers were content to be incommunicado during their time on board an aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Preparing-for-a-connectivity-revolution-410193/
  • ANALYSIS: Gloves come off in US-Gulf open-skies spat

    News | 18 Mar 2015 20:39 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​When Etihad Airways chief executive James Hogan accepted an invitation months ago to speak at a high-level aviation event in Washington DC, he wasn't expecting to end up defending his airline's business strategy to hundreds of people in a packed ballroom.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Gloves-come-off-in-US-Gulf-open-skies-spat-410328/