Lessons from Qantas’ WiFi trial: What marketers and project managers can learn

by Michael Meloni • February 16, 2017

You’d think in-flight internet access would be an easy sell. Well not to everyday Australians. In February 2012 Qantas trialled in-flight WiFi in some of its A380 services. It was ridiculously expensive, limited to first and business, and Qantas admitted that most of their A380 services operated at night so people were asleep. Worse, customers […]

The 2017 list of airport and airline Valentine’s Day marketing

by Michael Meloni • February 16, 2017

Some airlines and airports went all out celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, while others kept it short and sweet. Heartfelt stories from travellers naturally performed well and passengers were smitten for those that dished out free chocolates. I particularly like Virgin America’s combination of social awareness and a Spotify playlist created for singles wanting to escape […]

Changi Airport Pokemon Christmas

2016 airline and airport Christmas marketing: Who did it best?

by Michael Meloni • December 20, 2016

If there’s one time of the year that lends itself to aviation marketing and lots of goodwill, it’s Christmas. 2016 has been no exception. Here’s a look at what international airlines and airports did this festive season to make the lives of their customers or those less fortunate a little brighter. On the ground: Changi […]