Articles tagged “long-haul”

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Qatar Airways Halts Deliveries of Long-Haul Jet in Paint Job Dispute With Airbus

In this dispute between Qatar Airways and Airbus over a paint job, might there be deeper issues beneath the surface?

Qatar Airways Halts Deliveries of Long-Haul Jet in Paint Job Dispute With Airbus

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Norwegian Air Scales Back Long-Haul Routes Citing Engine Problems

Norwegian Air still appears to be in scale-back mode. The idea remains that reining in ambitions will allow the carrier to find a sustainable future.

Norwegian Air Scales Back Long-Haul Routes Citing Engine Problems

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Qantas CEO Refines Plan for London Direct Flights as the Last Frontier of Aviation

We can tell you unequivocally that Project Sunrise, as Qantas CEO Alan Joyce describes his plans for direct service to London, Paris, Frankfurt, New York and Chicago, would not indeed be the "last frontier" of aviation. But it would be a mighty fine step.

Qantas CEO Refines Plan for London Direct Flights as the Last Frontier of Aviation

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Ex-United President Is Selected as CEO to Lead IndiGo Into a New Era

IndiGo’s appointment of veteran airline CEO Ronojoy Dutta to lead its aggressive expansion, particularly into new long-haul territory, is a fresh departure from the woes of non-happening Air India or Jet Airways.

Ex-United President Is Selected as CEO to Lead IndiGo Into a New Era

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Low-Cost Long-Haul Airlines Haven’t Solved Their Late Arrivals Problem

Low-cost airlines grew up on short-haul flights, and haven't made a smooth transition into the long-haul arena. With fewer resources at far-flung airports, carriers like Norwegian and AirAsia X often don't have adequate backup plans.

Low-Cost Long-Haul Airlines Haven’t Solved Their Late Arrivals Problem

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Skift Podcast: The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

Missed our last Skift Call? This podcast has you covered. Tune in to hear from our aviation experts about why low-cost airlines and long-haul travel are not the perfect mix for profitability.

Skift Podcast: The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

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Norwegian Cuts the Only Budget London-Singapore Flight

Plenty of short budget flights remain popular among travelers, but the economics of low-cost long-haul are still tricky, and rising fuel prices don't help.

Norwegian Cuts the Only Budget London-Singapore Flight

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Norwegian CEO Not Interested in Selling to British Airways Owner

There we have it: Norwegian's CEO doesn't want to do a deal with IAG. That's not necessarily the end of the story, however. These things can change pretty quickly.

Norwegian CEO Not Interested in Selling to British Airways Owner

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Qantas Considers Chicago as Part of Its Long-Haul Expansion

Just after this story was written, Qantas rival Air New Zealand announced a new nonstop from Auckland to Chicago. Air New Zealand's main hub in Auckland is closer to Chicago than Qantas' Sydney base, so Air New Zealand has an advantage. But Qantas can probably make Brisbane-Chicago work.

Qantas Considers Chicago as Part of Its Long-Haul Expansion

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Norwegian Air’s Flights to Brazil Highlight Latin America Focus in 2018

Norwegian Air has an ambitious agenda in Latin America. In addition to the flights to Brazil, Norwegian is flying to Argentina, where it will have a robust domestic route network, as well, despite regulatory challenges.

Norwegian Air’s Flights to Brazil Highlight Latin America Focus in 2018