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Topic: Airlines

Pitchfork, Pandora Execs Among Virgin America's New Ad Stars Geek-tastic campaign from Eleven

Now boarding at Gate 11: geeks and nerds! Adland's recent trend of using Silicon Valley stars instead of Hollywood heavyweights and pro athletes—think Best Buy and J. Crew—continues in an…

September 7, 2012, 10:47 AM EDT

British Airways Doesn't Want Brits Flying As Olympics near, locals urged to stay and cheer

British Airways has an unexpected bit of advice for its typical customers: Don’t fly. The message is aimed at Brits who might be tempted to skip the country during the…

June 25, 2012, 7:55 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Virgin The company's three airlines team up to shoot a short film at 35,000 feet

Branded entertainment often falls at the starting line for lack of a buzz-worthy hook—but Virgin seems to have a winner, in terms of publicity if not actual content, in making…

June 11, 2012, 1:50 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: British Airways As many airlines cut back on food, BA touts its 'height cuisine' perfected for high altitudes

Foodie culture is everywhere—even at 30,000 feet. British Airways is capitalizing on the slow creep of culinary obsession with a new ad campaign called "Height Cuisine" from BBH New York focused…

May 29, 2012, 12:19 PM EDT

Perspective: Snoring in Your Seat Boeing's marketing, from Stratocruiser to Dreamliner

It’s not often that an airframe manufacturer needs to trouble with direct-to-consumer advertising. After all, few shoppers flipping through a magazine have $332.9 million to drop on a new 747.…

April 26, 2012, 6:22 AM EDT

Virgin Atlantic Helping You Find Reading Material for Your Trip Partners with Longreads for stories about destinations

Longreads has become a great resource for readers whose attention span lasts longer than this blog post. Now, it's getting into travel writing via a new partnership with Virgin Atlantic.…

March 21, 2012, 10:47 AM EDT

British Airways Rushes Baggage to the 2012 London Olympics Cute spot from BBH imagines international luggage race

British Airways catches Olympic fever in this cute spot, where luggage from Great Britain, Japan, South Africa, the U.S. and Brazil compete in a race to the luggage carousel. Created…

March 20, 2012, 12:18 PM EDT

Airline Lets You Pick a Seatmate by Looking Through Facebook Who thought this was a good idea?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is allowing people to look through the Facebook and LinkedIn profiles of their fellow passengers to see who they'd like to sit next to. Fortunately, you…

December 16, 2011, 10:53 AM EST

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

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