Articles tagged “qantas”

Australia’s New Long-Haul Service to Europe Could Be Just the Beginning

Australia’s New Long-Haul Service to Europe Could Be Just the Beginning

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

A new direct route will change traveler habits on Australia’s west coast and may deliver more market share to Qantas. But, more importantly, it looks set to herald more ultra-long-distance connections between Australia and Europe.

1 month 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.

3 months ago

Qantas CEO’s $20 Million Pay Is Highest for an Airline Boss in Asia-Pacific

Qantas CEO’s $20 Million Pay Is Highest for an Airline Boss in Asia-Pacific

Kyunghee Park , Bloomberg

The turnaround artist is getting duly compensated. Despite his bountiful compensation, Alan Joyce had freezed employees' wages, and investors just love this stuff.

4 months ago

What It Takes to Build the Perfect Premium Airport Lounge

What It Takes to Build the Perfect Premium Airport Lounge

Colin Nagy, Skift

Here are the brands that are innovating and getting the lounge experience right.

4 months 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.

5 months ago

Qantas’ Domestic Success Masks International Struggles

Qantas’ Domestic Success Masks International Struggles

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

While exiting a turnaround period is a successful feat for any airline, its really what happens over the next couple of years that counts. Will Qantas be able to maintain its current trajectory or will it slip back into bad old habits?

5 months ago

Qantas Wants to Fly Nonstop From Sydney to London and New York by 2022

Qantas Wants to Fly Nonstop From Sydney to London and New York by 2022

Brian Sumers, Skift

There have been so many advances in aviation in the past couple of decades that there are almost no routes between major world cities a modern airliner cannot fly. Sydney to New York and London are two of those routes. But perhaps not for long.

5 months ago

Qantas Frequent Flyer Program Remains a Huge Success

Qantas Frequent Flyer Program Remains a Huge Success

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

While many airlines are making it harder for non-elite flyers to earn points, Qantas shows that successful frequent flyer programs can help drive revenue and attract new flyers.

8 months ago

Alaska Airlines Now Lets New Parents Keep Elite Status for an Extra Year

Alaska Airlines Now Lets New Parents Keep Elite Status for an Extra Year

Brian Sumers, Skift

This makes perfect sense, and can't cost Alaska Airlines much in revenue. Why don't other U.S. carriers do the same thing?

8 months ago

Qantas Benefits From Competitive Chinese Airfares

Qantas Benefits From Competitive Chinese Airfares

Angus Whitley and Matthew Winkler , Bloomberg

As low-cost carriers consider growth, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, more established airlines like Qantas are placing more attention on their domestic routes instead.

10 months ago

Cathay Pacific Must ‘Adapt’ to Keep Pace, a Rival Airline CEO Says

Cathay Pacific Must ‘Adapt’ to Keep Pace, a Rival Airline CEO Says

Kyunghee Park , Bloomberg

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce made some tough — and unpopular decisions — as he tried to improve his carrier's financial health. Cathay Pacific is going to have to do the same. This may cause some tension for customers and employees.

10 months ago

A Game Plan for Enduring the Longest Flight in the World

A Game Plan for Enduring the Longest Flight in the World

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Whether you're flying long-haul or short-haul, first-class or economy, these are some great tips for enduring your next flight.

11 months ago