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Articles tagged “qantas”

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Crazy-rich male travelers: they're just like us.

23 hours ago

Qantas’ Return to Beijing Follows Surge of Chinese Visitors to Australia

Qantas’ Return to Beijing Follows Surge of Chinese Visitors to Australia

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

Qantas will fly daily to Beijing for the first time in years, as Chinese vacationers and business travelers flock to Australia.

2 months ago

Airbnb Teams Up With Qantas for a Major Loyalty Play

Airbnb Teams Up With Qantas for a Major Loyalty Play

Deanna Ting, Skift

Airbnb has made it clear it's not a hotel company in the traditional sense, but with its latest loyalty play, it appears to be taking its lead from hotel-airline partnerships. Which makes us wonder: Will it eventually launch its own loyalty program in the not-so-distant future? Are other airline partnerships in other global regions also in the works now that they've already formed deals in Australia and the U.S.?

2 months ago

Jetstar CEO Interview: Running the World’s Most Unique Low-Cost Carrier

Jetstar CEO Interview: Running the World’s Most Unique Low-Cost Carrier

Brian Sumers, Skift

What Jetstar Group has done is nearly impossible. It has taken five different airlines in five countries, most with different investors, and operating them as one brand. So far, it's worked out pretty well.

2 months ago

With Jetstar Group, Qantas Succeeds Where Other Big Airlines Have Failed

With Jetstar Group, Qantas Succeeds Where Other Big Airlines Have Failed

Brian Sumers, Skift

Qantas is finally seeing some improvement from its Jetstar brands. But will the discount airlines be able to sustain their success?

3 months ago

Qantas is Finally Making Money and Now Investors Want Their Share

Qantas is Finally Making Money and Now Investors Want Their Share

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

It's the same story all over the world. Investors, focused on short-term returns, crave dividends on their airline stocks.

3 months ago

Airlines See Pajama Styles as Competitive Advantage for Premium Passengers

Airlines See Pajama Styles as Competitive Advantage for Premium Passengers

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Airline competition is evolving from lounges to loungewear in the front of the plane. Hey, if they have lie-flat seats on long-haul flights, then frequent flyers might as well walk the aisles and sleep in style.

4 months ago

Qantas Has Eight More A380s On Order, But has Little Use for Them

Qantas Has Eight More A380s On Order, But has Little Use for Them

Andrea Rothman and Angus Whitley , Bloomberg

For any airline not called Emirates, A380s work best for the biggest cities, such as London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney and Shanghai. For most other places, they have too many seats.

4 months ago

In the Battle of the Airline Lifestyle Brands, Etihad’s Style Is Expanding

In the Battle of the Airline Lifestyle Brands, Etihad’s Style Is Expanding

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The goal is to make airline lifestyle brands relatable, likable, insidery, and envy-inducing badges of honor. Fashion and other style elements are the type of brand associations which make that connection happen. Plus: Women make key travel decisions for themselves and their families.

7 months ago

A Qantas Plane Races a Tesla in Cross-Promotion to Push Sustainability

A Qantas Plane Races a Tesla in Cross-Promotion to Push Sustainability

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Qantas is making some very smart and bold branding moves. The timing of this collaboration with Tesla around the launch of the Model S is only the latest.

8 months ago

Qantas Announces Free Domestic In-Flight High-Speed Wi-Fi Starting Next Year

Qantas Announces Free Domestic In-Flight High-Speed Wi-Fi Starting Next Year

Marisa Garcia, Skift

With Qantas' decision, the question arises what other oneworld partners will do next. The Wi-Fi space race just heated up again, and it never even had time to cool down.

10 months ago

Qantas’ New Digital Magazine Pushes the Boundaries of Content Marketing

Qantas’ New Digital Magazine Pushes the Boundaries of Content Marketing

Shareen Pathak, Digiday

Not quite an in-flight magazine, not quite a consumer publication. It will be interesting to see how this plays out and if other brands follow suit.

10 months ago