Articles tagged “qantas airways”

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.

3 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.

10 months 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

4 years ago

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending December 6, 2014

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending December 6, 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Aligning the brand message with the meaning of home and the feeling of belonging during the holidays is like a gift that gives back.

4 years ago

Qantas Is on Track to Have Its Best Half-Year Profit in 4 Years

Qantas Is on Track to Have Its Best Half-Year Profit in 4 Years

David Fickling, Bloomberg

We are happy that Qantas' CEO is happy, but we've yet to see a major carrier post negative numbers recently. Perhaps he should save the gloating until oil prices aren't at a record low.

4 years ago

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending November 29, 2014

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending November 29, 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Connect with your audience's passions by giving them something to do that is worthy enough to share.

4 years ago