Articles tagged “qantas airways”

How Travel Brands Are Getting Wellness Right

How Travel Brands Are Getting Wellness Right

Colin Nagy

Given the macro shift toward wellness in culture, it shouldn't be surprising that travel brands, with their expansive reach, need to be innovating in this space as well. Some of the smartest brands here are trying thoughtful new strategies to improve guest comfort and boost well-being.

1 month ago

Qantas Head of International Quits After Just 18 Months in the Role

Qantas Head of International Quits After Just 18 Months in the Role

Angus Whitley , Bloomberg

Alison Webster was earmarked as a potential successor to Qantas CEO Alan Joyce. There goes the possibility of another female airline CEO, a rare species in the industry.

3 months ago

One Big Jet Now Means One Big Headache for Emirates

One Big Jet Now Means One Big Headache for Emirates

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Bigger-is-better has been the mantra of Emirates when it came to jets. But the reality is that it may have to bid farewell to the A380s based on economics. Speaking of, cancelling its Airbus order will have ripple effects up and down the aviation economic spectrum.

5 months ago

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Note that no U.S. carriers are mentioned in this article praising today's first-class cabins. Just saying.

9 months ago

Qantas’ New Australia to UK Flights Will Test Its Ultra-Long-Haul Strategy

Qantas’ New Australia to UK Flights Will Test Its Ultra-Long-Haul Strategy

Angus Whitley and Rebecca Keenan, Bloomberg

Qantas' new 17-hour direct route may help it grab more market share. The new route signals a broader trend among Asia-Pacific airlines tapping next-generation aircraft to power ultra-long-distance flights.

1 year ago

Qantas Plans Overseas Expansion Which May Put Its Profits at Risk

Qantas Plans Overseas Expansion Which May Put Its Profits at Risk

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Qantas's stock market valuation tends to rise when it cuts back on capacity growth, and vice versa. Executives wanting to add full-service international flights may need to prove the flights will lead to a winning long-term strategy.

2 years ago

Qantas Ditches Dubai for Singapore in Kangaroo Route Tweak

Qantas Ditches Dubai for Singapore in Kangaroo Route Tweak

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

This month the Australian flag carrier reported the second-highest profit in its 97-year history. Expect it to play hardball with airports and partners worldwide.

2 years ago

Skift’s New Video Series: What Keeps Travel Industry CMOs Up at Night

Skift’s New Video Series: What Keeps Travel Industry CMOs Up at Night

Jason Clampet, Skift

We turned the camera on four of travel's marketing leaders to learn what keeps them up at night. Here's what they had to say.

3 years ago

Skift CMO Interviews: Qantas CMO on Marketing Through Better Loyalty

Skift CMO Interviews: Qantas CMO on Marketing Through Better Loyalty

Jason Clampet, Skift

For any travel brand, loyalty done right is the most reliable marketing vehicle.

3 years ago

Qantas Holds Tech Talk in the Skies During Australian Start-Up Flight

Qantas Holds Tech Talk in the Skies During Australian Start-Up Flight

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Qantas promotes Australian leaders in technology and science with a special tour of Silicon Valley, and inspires passengers onboard with the world's first Tech Talk in the sky. Helping startups is the new startup for the aviation industry. We’re not sure what to make of this trend yet. Give us a minute.

3 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Brands Building Emotional Connections

Best Travel Ads This Week: Brands Building Emotional Connections

Samantha Shankman, Skift

It can be difficult to determine whether travel companies are selling daydreams and memories or luggage and plane tickets today as brands align themselves with experiences rather than the details of their products.

4 years ago

Qantas Executive Team in Biggest Shakeup Since 2012

Qantas Executive Team in Biggest Shakeup Since 2012

David Fickling , Bloomberg

The Australian government has chastised Qantas over its management acumen and now heads are rolling.

5 years ago