Articles tagged “eithad airways”

Airlines Find Another Way to Wring Out Extra Revenue: Auctioning Unsold Premium Seats

Airlines Find Another Way to Wring Out Extra Revenue: Auctioning Unsold Premium Seats

Brian Sumers, Skift

Remember when airlines used to give away their best seats for free? Ha! The economy is strong, and airlines are offering fewer upgrades. Passengers who want to sit up front need to pay for it. But don't worry. Another recession will come, and the good days (for upgraders, at least) should return.

1 year ago

Coach Passengers Can Get Premium Amenities — For a Price

Coach Passengers Can Get Premium Amenities — For a Price

Brian Sumers, Skift

Even if they buy first class pajamas, an upgraded meal, and an amenity kit, coach passengers still won't feel like they're in a premium cabin. But at least some airlines are giving travelers the chance to buy up to a better experience. It's cheaper than an upgrade.

2 years ago

American Airlines Eliminates Codeshare Agreements with Qatar Airways and Etihad

American Airlines Eliminates Codeshare Agreements with Qatar Airways and Etihad

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Given the rhetoric American Airlines executives have used to describe their Gulf rivals, this is not a surprise. But the decision will hurt some of American's customers, who rely on Qatar and Etihad to fly them to destinations North American and European carriers don't serve.

2 years ago