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Grab Your Barf Bag: Airplanes Are Becoming Adplanes The hits keep on coming

As the American airline industry looks for ways to make itself even more unbearable, it's taking inspiration from Spirit and Ryanair (above), both of which shamelessly rent out every available…

October 20, 2011, 8:20 AM EDT

Hugh Hefner's Ex-Girlfriends Star in Airline's Sheep Boys Ripoff Shannon twins sink even further

Kristina and Karissa Shannon, whom you may remember from when they simultaneously dated Hugh Hefner's living corpse, are now flirting with sheep. Well, not actual sheep—they blow kisses at two…

October 10, 2011, 9:29 AM EDT

BBH Rebrands British Airways in Grand New Campaign Ads debut new tagline: 'To fly. To serve'

Here's the lavish, poetic 90-second brand spot from BBH London that launches a big new British Airways ad campaign—its largest in 11 years. The planed $30 million campaign will largely…

September 21, 2011, 8:56 AM EDT

Airline Delays Feel-Good Ads in Light of Staff Sex Photos Slogan: 'Meet the team that goes the extra mile'

Cathay Pacific Airways is delaying an ad campaign with the theme "Meet the team that goes the extra mile to make you feel special" after photos surfaced showing two employees…

August 15, 2011, 11:56 AM EDT

Lindsay Lohan Is Latest Sad-Sack Celeb in Air New Zealand Campaign

Air New Zealand continues its train-wreck celebrity series by inviting Lindsay Lohan to sit on the "skycouch" and be peppered with sexual innuendo by the carrier's lascivious, foul-mouthed spokes-squirrel, Rico.…

August 2, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT

Air New Zealand Crashes and Burns With Insipid Hasselhoff Video

Air New Zealand's sub-muppet mascot Rico could be described as appealing only if we change the definition of the word to "grating and unacceptable in the extreme." Likewise, watching the…

July 25, 2011, 9:47 AM EDT

Spirit Airlines Strikes Again With Weiner Sale

Spirit Airlines, the crass yet timely folks behind a cavalcade of tasteless online ads that make you wonder how they're still in business, has stayed classy with a new Web…

June 7, 2011, 5:12 PM EDT

FedEx's Famous Fast Talker Returns . . . for JetBlue

Federal Express's 1981 "Fast Talker" spot from Ally & Gargano, starring John Moschitta, is one of the best-loved commercials of all time. Now, Moschitta is back, but he's backing a…

April 17, 2011, 6:07 PM EDT

Let's Make Airport Screening Easier, Ads Say

The U.S. Travel Association's "Be trusted" campaign advocates creating a "Trusted Traveler" program that would provide quicker airport screenings for flyers who submit to background checks and meet other criteria,…

April 14, 2011, 9:16 AM EDT

Richard Simmons: fit to fly Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand, whose wacky mile-high antics we've written about many times before, has scored another viral hit with this in-flight safety video featuring Richard Simmons. You may remember Air…

April 4, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT