Articles tagged “low-cost long-haul”

The Low-Cost, Long-Haul Carrier Revolution In 3 Charts

The Low-Cost, Long-Haul Carrier Revolution In 3 Charts

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The low-cost, long-haul revolution is only just starting to take off. Will full-service carriers be able to adapt to this new reality or are we about to see a total realignment?

5 days ago

The Hidden Costs of Those Cheap Transatlantic Flights

The Hidden Costs of Those Cheap Transatlantic Flights

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

It's probably not a shock to find out that those bargain-basement fares aren't quite as attractive as they seem. Still, the likes of Norwegian and Wow Air are at least offering customers more choice and at the same time making the transatlantic market even more competitive.

2 months ago

British Airways and the Problem of Fees, Frills and Perspective

British Airways and the Problem of Fees, Frills and Perspective

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Alex Cruz, the Chief Executive of British Airways, is in a tough spot. For years the airline has positioned itself as a premium brand and — whatever the company says — customers don't like it when you start charging for something you used to get for free. It's probably too early to say whether the changes to short-haul meal options have been a success and doing it on long-haul flights would be a totally different proposition.

2 months ago