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Topic: Airlines

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 2-9

These hot and cool spots crossed borders. Vote for your favorite

As the tulips pop and the winter garb is tucked away in the backs of closets, some of the brands that gave us our biggest ad hits of the week…

JetBlue's Pigeon Reflects on Human Foibles in Web Series From Funny or Die

City birds, they're just like us

Humans generally consider themselves to be better than pigeons in all ways, significant or not. But are we, really? JetBlue's "Air on the Side of Humanity" campaign from Mullen, which launched…

El Al's New Airline Joins the Parade of Funky In-Flight Safety Videos

Everyone's gotta have one these days

Even the discount airlines need a rockin' safety video now. Get down with the latest in-flight jam, titled "Up," created for a new budget airline also called UP, owned by Israel's…

Air France Brings Back the Glamorous Getaway in Set of Gorgeous Posters

Retro atmosphere, modern amenities

The marketing mavens behind Mad Men are tapping into the golden age of air travel with their promos for the drama's upcoming final season, and now Air France too is…

Chandelier’s Richard Christiansen Talks Ads, Airlines and Sheep Racing

The Aussie creative who changed advertising in New York

Richard Christiansen first learned about selling during a “vaudeville” upbringing on an Australian farm that, in the wake of a drought, lured Japanese tourists with attractions like sheep racing. Outback…

Delta's New In-Flight Safety Film Is One of the Most '80s-tastic Videos Ever Made

Slathered with cheese

Dudes, strap yourselves in and get ready for the most righteously rad 1980s-style flight safety video ever. Delta graces Gen X nostalgiasts with this five-and-a-half-minute opus from Wieden + Kennedy in…

Critics Say Japanese Airline Ad Is Racist Against Westerners

Blond wig and fake nose will be edited out

After being called racist for portraying Westerners as big-nosed blond men who aren't afraid of hugs, Japan's All Nippon Airways has promised to edit the offending scene out of its…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 6-13

Holiday cheer, gender roles and thrill rides—vote for your favorite spot

Santa may still be warming up his reindeer, but brands are already knee-deep in drifts of Christmas cheer.  Three of our picks this week are holiday spots. The other two are…

Ad of the Day: Santa Visits Canada First for Airline's Lovely Christmas Miracle

WestJet makes passengers' dreams come true

Canadian airline WestJet played Santa to a couple hundred travelers recently, and the result was heartwarming and tear-jerking. Before two flights from Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, to WestJet's home airport in…

Ad of the Day: Kobe and Messi Trade Epic Selfies for Turkish Airlines

Latest comedy of one-upmanship

More Messi, more Kobe—this time, Turkish Airlines (which, you will remember, has pitted the two athletes against each other before) has the epic-est epic selfie contest of all time. There is…

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