Articles tagged “alliances”

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Qatar Airways Is in the Hunt for Alliances Through Investment

Qatar Airways Is in the Hunt for Alliances Through Investment

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

We'd like to see Qatar take a cut of United, American, or Delta. That would make the Open Skies debate fun.

4 years ago

Norwegian Air CEO Uses Annual Report to Attack Critics and Alliances

Norwegian Air CEO Uses Annual Report to Attack Critics and Alliances

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Kjos and Norwegian's backers are making a big bet that they can disrupt trans-Atlantic traffic. You need a bit of chutzpah to make that happen.

5 years ago

Etihad Reports Record Profits of $62 Million, Formalizes Growing Airline Network

Etihad Reports Record Profits of $62 Million, Formalizes Growing Airline Network

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

The airline's 48% income jump suggests that its quasi-alliance is working and that it's set to grow. The airline's new aviation group is its first step towards formalizing its partnerships into an even more official network.

6 years ago

Etihad Adds Another Codeshare, This Time Aegean Airlines in Greece

Etihad Adds Another Codeshare, This Time Aegean Airlines in Greece

Khaleej Times

Etihad's work creating a network that runs deeper than most alliances is not easy to recreate, even when you do have pockets' as deep as Etihad's. non-alliance joining makes sense

6 years ago

The Impact of US Airways and American Airlines Merger Could Be Years Away

The Impact of US Airways and American Airlines Merger Could Be Years Away

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

American Airlines and US Airways executives claim they have learned the lessons of the mistakes made in previous mergers so hopefully they will avoid some of the miscues that were noteworthy in the United-Continental merger.

6 years ago

Qatar Airways Becomes Second Middle East Carrier to Join Oneworld Alliance

Qatar Airways Becomes Second Middle East Carrier to Join Oneworld Alliance

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Oneworld now has the most meaningful presence of its peers in the Middle East's fast growing travel market. This is a position it won't want to give up.

6 years ago

United, American and Delta Executives Agree: Airline Mergers Are ‘Beautiful’

United, American and Delta Executives Agree: Airline Mergers Are ‘Beautiful’

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Airline consolidation is getting disruptive these days -- and not just for stressed out passengers. New global joint ventures such as Virgin Atlantic-Delta and Emirates-Qantas are shaking up the status quo, and will be increasingly challenging to global airline alliances.

6 years ago

U.S. airlines ready for huge market share grab after merger frenzy

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Maneuverings by airline alliances and virtual mergers outside the alliance framework could provide resistance to U.S. airlines' hyper-global ambitions.

6 years ago

Changi Airport confirms plans for new mega-terminal to open in coming decade

Changi Airport confirms plans for new mega-terminal to open in coming decade

Changi's announcement follows a similar one from Heathrow in December of last year that designates its new T2 as a Star Alliance hub.

6 years ago

The reasons El Al won’t be part of a global airlines alliance anytime soon

The reasons El Al won’t be part of a global airlines alliance anytime soon

Dennis Schaal , Skift

Given new chess moves such as Emirates' new relationship with Qantas, some would argue that the importance of global airline alliances are diminishing. El Al's best options, however, remain with the global alliances, but they are turning a deaf ear.

6 years ago

Virgin Atlantic interested in joint venture with Air France-KLM & Alitalia

James Hurley, Telegraph UK

For now, just a wish list, but European airlines do have to consider banding up, with their own dicey economies and threat of long haul Gulf airlines taking over profitable routes.

6 years ago

As historic Qantas-Emirates alliance starts, Europe bookings up six fold

As historic Qantas-Emirates alliance starts, Europe bookings up six fold

David Fickling, Elisabeth Behrmann, Bloomberg

Thus starts a pivotal moment in the global long haul aviation sector, a the power firmly moves to the mid-east hubs. All links to Europe now pass through the Gulf, metaphorically and literally.

6 years ago