Articles tagged “vueling”

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Spanish Budget Airline Vueling Plans to Launch In-Flight Wi-Fi Next Month

Spanish Budget Airline Vueling Plans to Launch In-Flight Wi-Fi Next Month

Robert Wall and Chris Jasper, Bloomberg

Low-cost carriers are adding extra features to cater to business travelers, but the challenge is to add premiums without straying from the business model proven to produce profits.

7 years ago

Good News for British Airways as Iberia and Vueling Outperform

Good News for British Airways as Iberia and Vueling Outperform

Gwyn Topham, The Guardian

The Iberia employees on the chopping block are likely the only ones dissatisfied with this result, but for IAG boss Willie Walsh this vindication of his aggressive cost-cutting strategy.

7 years ago

British Airways and Vueling Get Approval for $17 Billion in New Airplanes

British Airways and Vueling Get Approval for $17 Billion in New Airplanes

Robert Wall, Bloomberg

One gets the sense that BA's board would approve anything the airline's execs want to do -- no questions asked.

7 years ago

British Airways parent gains full control of Spain’s Vueling for $160 million

British Airways parent gains full control of Spain’s Vueling for $160 million

Robert Wall, Bloomberg

Cutting the losses incurred by one Spanish carrier by buying another would appear to be a flawed strategy, but Barcelona-based Vueling has remained profitable throughout the economic downturn.

7 years ago

7 years ago

Back to the future: Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling launching branded hotels

Back to the future: Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling launching branded hotels

Could either be smart, or foolish, depending on what Vueling's future is. Easyjet has no-frills Easyhotels, and Virgin group has been trying to build up Virgin Hotels, but those seem more like separate ventures from parent.

8 years ago

Updated: British Airways parent offers to buy all of Vueling Airlines

Chris Jasper and Manuel Baigorri, Bloomberg

IAG may be struggling to lift Iberia out of the doldrums, but its consideration of Vueling is so mired in its recent failures that it is hard to see how IAG will make a success out of any purchase.

8 years ago

Vueling adds more routes and business class to distinguish it from low-cost carrier contemporaries

The distinction between low-cost carrier and legacy airline has been crumbling for sometime as airlines such as Vueling pursue business travelers with gusto.

8 years ago

Is Algeria the next cheap sun and sand destination for Europeans?

Morocco and Tunisia, two neighboring North African countries, have over the years seen huge Euro sun & sand tourist booms due to low cost carriers like Easyjet & Ryanair starting flights to these countries. Could Algeria, despite its structural problems, be next?

8 years ago