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Air India’s Search For A Euro Hub in Dublin…but why?

On October 31 2010 Air India bid farewell to its short-lived European hub at Frankfurt Airport, in Germany.   Air India had established a hub in Frankfurt only 17 months before its closure, however despite referring to the Frankfurt hub as “crucial” the airlines’ expansion, Air India quickly determined that the hub inefficient. With the airline…

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Airline Executives, Social Media & E-Mail Reply-All Blunders

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 19/11/2009 – Airline Executives, Social Media & E-Mail Reply-All Blunders Back in the summer of 2007 Ben Baldanza, the CEO of Spirit Airlines, came to gain some notoriety for accidentally sending an internal e-mail regarding a disgruntled passenger to the passenger directly rather than only to the company’s internal corporate…

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Do Some Airline CEOs Have A Distorted View Of The Industry?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 17/06/2009 – Do Some Airline CEOs Have A Distorted View Of The Industry? It seems that many airline executives are out of touch with the reality of the industry.  This is not to say there are not some outstanding airline executives and CEOs, but some at the top of the…

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Flying With Alitalia & In The Field Airline Research

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 29/03/2009 – Flying With Alitalia & In The Field Airline Research Over the past few months I have frequently written about the Italian National Flag Carrier, Alitalia Airlines. For those of you who have missed my postings on Alitalia, in short the airline was on the brink of collapse; the…

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The New Alitalia Is Nearly Two Months Old…Is It Going The Right Way?

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 06/03/2009 – The New Alitalia Is Nearly Two Months Old…Is It Going The Right Way? The merger of Alitalia and Air One is now nearly two months old. Despite the merger, the massive cash infusion, the sale of Alitalia Cargo and Air France-KLM‘s investment in the airline, the path Alitalia…

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