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Articles tagged “airasia”

Online Travel

Interview: MakeMyTrip CEO on Keeping Bookers on Smartphones

Rather than working on making it easier for Indian travelers to transition easily between various devices, MakeMyTrip is focusing on keeping consumers on smartphones, and solving the clunkiness of the payment process on mobile. It's a bet that is India-specific, but might be instructive for some other parts of the developing world.

Interview: MakeMyTrip CEO on Keeping Bookers on Smartphones

Online Travel

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending July 18, 2014

Amplify brand awareness with new initiatives, collaborations, and contests.

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending July 18, 2014

Media and PR

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending July 11, 2014

Find new ways to engage with your brand's audience like they are community members not just fans.

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending July 11, 2014

Airlines

Why routes in Asia offer the biggest opportunities in commercial aviation

We are still at the sounding out phase here. We're not too far away from an airline that balances killer first-class amenities with high-end take-home experiences.

Why routes in Asia offer the biggest opportunities in commercial aviation

Airlines

AirAsia India to fly to small Indian cities starting in October

AirAsia Indian targets smaller cities in an attempt to attract customers without competing with homegrown incumbents, a strategy that will eventual lead the carrier to bigger cities as its fleet and reputation grow.

Airlines

ANA buys AirAsia out of loss-making Japanese joint venture

ANA owned the majority of the budget venture, but blamed AirAsia for failing to market its brand and attract customers via online booking. AirAsia will swallow the loss before focusing its expansion outward in 2013.

ANA buys AirAsia out of loss-making Japanese joint venture

Airlines

AirAsia X’s proposed IPO to raise $370 million towards expanding fleet

AirAsia's mix of low prices, high fees, and splashy promotions have made it a cross between easyJet and Virgin while at the same time defining a new way to do aviation in Asia. If it can maintain its momentum it won't just be low-cost rivals who need to worry.

AirAsia X’s proposed IPO to raise $370 million towards expanding fleet

Airlines

Jet Airways CEO resigns amidst Etihad integration and AirAsia competition

Jet Airways will need to quickly find an experienced airline executive as the Indian carrier faces increasing pressure from Etihad’s board and AirAsia’s new Indian venture.

Tourism

AirAsia CEO: Common visa for Southeast Asia will have huge effect on travel

AirAsia CEO hopes to benefit with the rise of South East Asian countries, and a common visa scheme will be a huge booster to his company, and everyone in the travel ecosystem.

AirAsia CEO: Common visa for Southeast Asia will have huge effect on travel

Airlines

Expedia: AirAsia joint venture falls short but brand-building continues

Taking a long-term view and being patient about the Expedia-AirAsia joint venture is a wise move, but the jury is out on the partnership's trajectory.