Articles tagged “fope”

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Volaris CEO Interview: Mexico’s Top Low-Cost Carrier Knows What Passengers Want

Volaris CEO Interview: Mexico’s Top Low-Cost Carrier Knows What Passengers Want

Skift, Brian Sumers

Volaris is probably the most successful New York Stock Exchange-traded airline stock you've never heard of. In about a decade, Enrique Beltranena has built the airline into powerhouse in Mexico. Now, he wants to expand. Will it work?

2 years ago

La Compagnie CEO Interview: Why an All-Business Class Airline Can Still Work

La Compagnie CEO Interview: Why an All-Business Class Airline Can Still Work

Brian Sumers, Skift

You have to give Frantz Yvelin some credit for thinking big, but the idea that an all-business class airline could work outside of a few of the largest financial centers in the world seems far-fetched. And even routes like London to New York aren't sure winners, as La Compagnie showed recently when it suspended flights.

2 years ago

Norwegian Air CEO Interview: Regulators and Airlines Are Afraid of Us

Norwegian Air CEO Interview: Regulators and Airlines Are Afraid of Us

Brian Sumers, Skift

Many U.S. airlines and their employee unions are concerned about Norwegian's rapid growth — and for good reason. With its low cost, long-haul model, Norwegian is a threat to legacy airlines.

2 years ago

CEO Interview: JetBlue Founder’s Future With Azul Airlines and TAP Portugal

CEO Interview: JetBlue Founder’s Future With Azul Airlines and TAP Portugal

Brian Sumers , Skift

When David Neeleman was pushed out of JetBlue Airways, the carrier he founded, in 2007, it wasn't clear he would have a next act. But Neeleman, who now controls two airlines, is doing just fine.

2 years ago

Jetstar CEO Interview: Running the World’s Most Unique Low-Cost Carrier

Jetstar CEO Interview: Running the World’s Most Unique Low-Cost Carrier

Brian Sumers, Skift

What Jetstar Group has done is nearly impossible. It has taken five different airlines in five countries, most with different investors, and operating them as one brand. So far, it's worked out pretty well.

2 years ago

Emirates CEO Interview: Tim Clark on the Next Generation of Fees

Emirates CEO Interview: Tim Clark on the Next Generation of Fees

Brian Sumers, Skift

Emirates may be among the world's most innovative airlines, but even it is focused on the bottom line. And since fares have been falling, coach passengers may need to get used to the idea that Emirates will start charging for extras, just as other airlines do.

2 years ago

Virgin Australia CEO Interview: Seats, Innovation and the Chinese Market

Virgin Australia CEO Interview: Seats, Innovation and the Chinese Market

Brian Sumers, Skift

Few airlines focus as much on passenger experience as Virgin Australia. But unfortunately for investors, that approach has not produced recent profits.

2 years ago

Etihad CEO Interview: The Incredible Value of Service

Etihad CEO Interview: The Incredible Value of Service

Brian Sumers, Skift

James Hogan has built Etihad into one of the world's most influential airlines. But Etihad still has plenty of challenges ahead as it deals with global pandemics, wars, and economic malaise.

2 years ago