Posts Tagged ‘ low cost airlines ’

It all began on a napkin

Jan 4th, 2019 | By

Kelleher was one of those few people respected by his staff and passengers and whose business concepts altered an entire industry. That is some legacy for others to try and emulate.

Making the playing field Level?

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By
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Last week IAG launched a new low cost airline based in the Austrian capital city of Vienna. Why is this of interest to us?

Wow Air looks east

May 17th, 2018 | By

This could be the next big development in opening up more skies to competitive pricing. It could also give existing airlines that are already in financial jeopardy like Air India big headaches.

Do airlines want your business?

Nov 28th, 2017 | By

More and more I am getting the feeling that some airlines would rather I took my business elsewhere.

The end of Monarch?

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By
Image of a Monarch plane

Update: 3/10/2017. Yesterday 12,000 people were returned to the UK on planes chartered by the CAA. A similar number are expected today. Most returning passengers say the systems for getting holidaymakers back home is working.

Ryanair repulses… again

Sep 25th, 2017 | By

It’s been a long, long week for Ryanair…

“We make millions of dreams”

Jul 2nd, 2017 | By

If VivaColombia’s founder and head man, William Shaw, had his way passengers travelling on his airline could pay less by standing all the way.

Customer experience with low-cost airlines and hotels

Oct 2nd, 2016 | By
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In the report releases this week both Travelodge and Premier Inn made the list of the top 100 companies. Only Jet 2 carried the banner for low-cost airlines. Why is there a difference in customer expectation between the two sectors in the travel industry?

Eurowings flies to Miami

Sep 4th, 2016 | By
image of a Eurowings tail fin

Why is this significant since they had tried a route to Boston and failed?

Bringing back the good old days

Dec 13th, 2015 | By

Remember when low cost flights started? There were 99p flights to places that you hadn’t heard of and, on Laker, you took your own sandwiches on board.

Will no-frills airlines get a shake-up?

Aug 5th, 2013 | By

At the end of last week, British Airways announced their results. As part of that, it was announced that their no-frills subsidiary, Vueling, had done well. The Times wrote, “The boss of British Airways has thrown down the gauntlet to low-cost airlines by setting out plans for an aggressive expansion of Vueling…”

Ryanair and our money

May 21st, 2012 | By

The profits announced by Ryanair this morning clearly show that the airline’s policy of charging for every single thing they can think off is paying dividends. Or at least dividends to their shareholders!

The world according to low cost flights

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

Meeting in London this week were representatives from low cost airlines across the world. They converged for the 8th Annual World Low Cost Airlines Congress. Low cost airlines like Ryanair, easyJet, Air Berlin, Norwegian, Wizz, Germanwings have enabled fares to drop and, more importantly, allowed holidaymakers to travel to places they wouldn’t have considered.

Making Life Easy for Passengers

Sep 20th, 2011 | By

At the Low Cost Airline Congress being held in London, Carolyn McCall, the chief executive of easyJet said that the company was passionate about keeping it easy for passengers to book and travel with the airline. More than once she said that complexity was the slippery slope