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Articles tagged “oneworld”

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

Mary Schlangenstein and Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

The three airlines are already Oneworld members but this new codeshare agreement would take cooperation to a wholly different level.

11 months ago

Qatar Air Says It Could Split Oneworld Alliance Over Open Skies Fight

Qatar Air Says It Could Split Oneworld Alliance Over Open Skies Fight

James Nash and Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

It doesn't make sense for Qatar Airways to be linked up with American Airlines if they "agree to disagree," as American's CEO Doug Parker put it. Because this is more than just a minor disagreement.

11 months ago

Finnair’s Asia Strategy Sets It Apart From Rivals, Makes It Attractive Acquisition

Finnair’s Asia Strategy Sets It Apart From Rivals, Makes It Attractive Acquisition

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

The smart model right now seems to be to play to your geographic strengths if you have them, and implement them doggedly.

12 months ago

Cathay Pacific Is Latest Oneworld Airline to Skewer Its Loyalty Program

Cathay Pacific Is Latest Oneworld Airline to Skewer Its Loyalty Program

Grant Martin, Skift

It's only a matter of time until American Airlines follows suit.

1 year ago

Skift Business Traveler: Korean Slowly Backs Away From Skyteam

Skift Business Traveler: Korean Slowly Backs Away From Skyteam

Grant Martin, Skift

2 years ago

CEO Interview: Finnair’s Contrarian Strategy to Serve China’s Second-Tier Cities

CEO Interview: Finnair’s Contrarian Strategy to Serve China’s Second-Tier Cities

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Finnair is trying to reinvent itself, in part by taking a hard look at 10 to 20 second-tier cities in China, as well as routes in other parts of Asia. What happens, though, when larger competitors get around to taking up some of the same opportunities?

3 years ago

Promotion From Russian Airline Gives Away Points When Planes Fly Overhead

Promotion From Russian Airline Gives Away Points When Planes Fly Overhead

Jason Clampet, Skift

This is a clever idea from S7, although app users may quickly tire of the push notifications in exchange for the relatively few miles they receive.

3 years ago

The Growing Partnership Between Delta and Virgin Atlantic Makes Both Airlines Look Good

The Growing Partnership Between Delta and Virgin Atlantic Makes Both Airlines Look Good

Jonny Clark, TheDesignAir

Delta and Virgin will be fighting hard to counter not just British Airways, but the growing might of the now-bigger Oneworld Alliance.

3 years ago

TAM Airlines Adding 750 Flights for World Cup

TAM Airlines Adding 750 Flights for World Cup

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TAM says it is adding 750 flights for the World Cup, and an additional 1,000 temporary workers to accommodate all of those soccer fans. The airline has had two years to plan for the World Cup, and for many passengers TAM will be their all-important introduction to Brazil and the championship. Let the flights and games begin.

3 years ago

US Airways Gets New Airline Loyalty Partners with Exit from Star Alliance

US Airways Gets New Airline Loyalty Partners with Exit from Star Alliance

Linda Loyd, Philadelphia Inquirer

In addition to getting Oneworld member airlines as miles redemptions possibilities, US Airways will still retains, for awhile at least, about a dozen codeshare partners outside of the alliance, making for more redemption opportunities. The extra ones likely won't last for long, but flyers can consider it all a merger bonus for now.

3 years ago

Comparing Customer Experience Across the 3 Global Airline Alliances

Comparing Customer Experience Across the 3 Global Airline Alliances

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Oneworld makes a strong showing, and as American Airlines continues to grow, it would appear to offer the strongest product of any of the three alliances. The wild card, though, comes from the non-traditional alliances being built from the Gulf states.

3 years ago

Skift Business Traveler: Uber Surges, In-Flight Connectivity and a New American Air Design

Skift Business Traveler: Uber Surges, In-Flight Connectivity and a New American Air Design

Grant Martin, Skift

3 years ago