Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
How Are The Australian Low-Fare Airlines Doing?  
User currently offlineJet Setter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 7 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2890 times:

Just curious as to how Virgin Blue and Impulse are doing in the low-fare market...

Here there haven't been any indicators as to the success or failiure of these airlines. Is one doing better than the other?
Virgin's startup problems can't have gone down that well, and they have foreign ownership, while Impulse is Aussie.

What has been the response of Ansett and Qantas, airlines that have enjoyed almost a duopoly for some time, and are now having to respond, not only to new competition, but also low-fare competition...

How are Australians getting used to low-fare service? I've heard that Virgin Blue are trying to make their flights "fun" Sometimes corporate engineered "fun" ideas just end up being contrived and tacky. I think staff are the most important part of the low fare airlines service, and how they can differentiate themselves from the competition. There are no meals, films, lounges, First Class seats, only the groundstaff and cabin crew to make the difference - people who can genuinely make you enjoy their journey just through the force of their personality.

G' Nite  

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
How Are The Loads On Indy Air Doing? posted Fri Jun 25 2004 02:38:36 by Iowaman
How Are The Airlines Doing? Profits? posted Tue Jan 13 2004 03:30:03 by Tommy767
How Are The UA IAD > KWI Runs Doing? posted Fri Nov 3 2006 09:47:28 by SQ452
How Are The FL Seattle Flights Doing? posted Wed Jun 28 2006 19:16:53 by 7E72004
How Are The DAL-STL/MCI Doing? posted Thu Dec 29 2005 04:12:13 by Stl1326
How Are The New Airtran Routes To IND, CLT Doing? posted Wed Jun 1 2005 18:31:41 by Quickmover
How Are The CRJ700 Doing Now? posted Sun May 1 2005 20:46:21 by CRJ900
How Are The Regional Airports Doing? posted Fri Jul 9 2004 03:22:20 by Kcrwflyer
How Are The Regionals Doing In Australia? posted Sat Dec 6 2003 07:35:39 by Positive rate
Ryanair: How Are The Milan, Stockholm Bases Doing posted Sat Sep 6 2003 22:20:20 by Teahan