Articles tagged “tim clark”

Emirates Considers Adding Budget Economy Section to Lure Frugal Flyers

Emirates Considers Adding Budget Economy Section to Lure Frugal Flyers

Brian Sumers, Skift

Consumer groups may criticize Clark for even considering adding a "budget economy" section on the Airbus A380. But a sizable segment of passengers continue to demonstrate they want only one thing — cheap fares. Why shouldn't Emirates create a cabin that will allow it to compete for these customers?

9 months ago

Emirates President Insists Laptop Ban Will Not Crater Its U.S. Strategy

Emirates President Insists Laptop Ban Will Not Crater Its U.S. Strategy

Adam Schreck, Associated Press

Tim Clark, president of the Dubai government-owned airline, says the cuts to the number of flights to the U.S. is temporary. He's wearing a brave face, as U.S. airlines will lobby hard to further hobble the company's growth.

1 year ago

Emirates CEO Interview: Tim Clark on the Next Generation of Fees

Emirates CEO Interview: Tim Clark on the Next Generation of Fees

Brian Sumers, Skift

Emirates may be among the world's most innovative airlines, but even it is focused on the bottom line. And since fares have been falling, coach passengers may need to get used to the idea that Emirates will start charging for extras, just as other airlines do.

2 years ago

Emirates airline’s plans for taking over the globe, part two

Emirates airline’s plans for taking over the globe, part two

David Fickling, Bloomberg

"The notion that we should allow others to chart our destiny is anathema to the thinking certainly of me and others." That's the hard/soft power Emirates is projecting around the globe.

5 years ago

Emirates airline’s plans for taking over the globe, part one

Emirates airline’s plans for taking over the globe, part one

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Never accuse Emirates' Clark of big talk and big ambitions. But many hurdles -- including partner Qantas' own ego -- stand in the way of lucrative trans-pacific routes.

5 years ago