Articles tagged “ana holdings”

Japan Airlines Finally Understands Why It May Need Its Own Low-Fare Carrier

Japan Airlines Finally Understands Why It May Need Its Own Low-Fare Carrier

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Japan Airlines has realized it likely needs a low-fare carrier to compete. This is probably about a decade late. At this point, Asia is crowded with low-cost carriers.

12 months ago

8 Asian Low-Cost Carriers Form Value Alliance Partnership

8 Asian Low-Cost Carriers Form Value Alliance Partnership

Chris Cooper, Bloomberg

This is the first time we've seen an alliance based on geography and price considerations, rather than creating a broad global network. But considering these airlines fly for much different reasons than national carriers, it's not a bad idea at all.

3 years ago

Airline Fuel Surcharges Are Going Away in Japan as Long as Oil Stays Low

Airline Fuel Surcharges Are Going Away in Japan as Long as Oil Stays Low

Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda, Bloomberg

We dream of a day when the true cost of flying is not made opaque by multiple fees designed to sow confusion and avoid taxes.

3 years ago

United Gets a Boost in U.S. Airlines’ Fight for Slots at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

United Gets a Boost in U.S. Airlines’ Fight for Slots at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Caroline Chen, Bloomberg

This is a great example of how alliances can boost individual airlines' presence in a region. United is gaining recognition in the important Asian business market without actually having won the slots for itself.

6 years ago