Articles tagged “oneworld”

Business of Loyalty: Oneworld Alliance Has a New Hole in Its European Network

Business of Loyalty: Oneworld Alliance Has a New Hole in Its European Network

Grant Martin, Skift

Air Berlin's potential absorption into Lufthansa may foreshadow fewer clean connections for American Airlines travelers heading to continental Europe, while United customers may see a benefit.

2 months ago

American Airlines Can Play Catch-Up in China by Closing China Southern Deal

American Airlines Can Play Catch-Up in China by Closing China Southern Deal

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Both Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have partners in China. American does not, and its OneWorld alliance does not even have a mainland Chinese airline in it. American must play catch-up, and buying a small stake in China Southern is one way to do that.

7 months ago

Oneworld Alliance Looking at Low-Cost Carriers in Emerging Markets

Oneworld Alliance Looking at Low-Cost Carriers in Emerging Markets

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

As Gulf carriers' alliance-by-investment strategy has shown, airlines need to think beyond the traditional bounds of alliances to best serve passengers.

9 months ago

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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years ago

Skift Business Traveler: Korean Slowly Backs Away From Skyteam

Skift Business Traveler: Korean Slowly Backs Away From Skyteam

Grant Martin, Skift

3 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.

4 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.

4 years ago