Articles tagged “la compagnie”

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.

3 years ago

La Compagnie Blames Brexit for London Route Suspension

La Compagnie Blames Brexit for London Route Suspension

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Brexit is a fig leaf that can be used to cover up pretty much anything. Would the carrier be halting the service if it had been a runaway success?

3 years ago

French All Business Class Airline Wants to Add More Planes

French All Business Class Airline Wants to Add More Planes

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

"Examining" buying new planes and buying them and getting them running are two different things. Especially when we're talking about a product with a long history of failing.

4 years ago

Paris Business Class Airline LaCompagnie Seeks To Prove the Skeptics Wrong

Paris Business Class Airline LaCompagnie Seeks To Prove the Skeptics Wrong

Ania Nussbaum , Bloomberg

Major airlines will try to crush LaCompagnie like a bug, and it has miles to go to prove that it can survive and thrive where so many others have failed.

5 years ago

Why All-Business-Class Airlines Always Seem To Fail

Why All-Business-Class Airlines Always Seem To Fail

Grant Martin, Skift

One of the world's more profitable business routes is too hard for startup airlines to resist, but also too hard -- so far -- to succeed at.

5 years ago