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Topic: Airlines

JetBlue now tormenting folks on the ground

Rogue flight attendant Steve Slater would probably approve of JetBlue's new credo: "If you wouldn't take it on the ground, don't take it in the air." The carrier's first ads…

Suggestive squirrel pitches Air New Zealand

"You can lick the crack." That's one of many risqué, "misunderstood" lines delivered by an oddly accented faux-muppet squirrel in Air New Zealand's new campaign from Auckland ad agency .99.…

Flying is dreamy in global Virgin Atlantic ad

Virgin Atlantic has just released its first-ever global TV ad, the dreamlike 90-second extravaganza below from RKCR/Y&R, with the tagline, "Your airline's either got it or it hasn't." By…

Southwest's bag cops stake out competitors

Southwest is back to bagging on its competitors for luggage fees in GSD&M's new campaign, "Good Cop Bag Cop," with spots running pretty heavily during NFL games. The ads,…

Sydney airport helps you manage your rage

Here's a timely spot by Lunch Partners for the Sydney International Airport dealing with the topic of air rage—or actually, pre-air rage (referred to here, faux-medically, as "pre-flight tension,"…

Spirit Air (of course) exploits JetBlue's saga

If any rival airline was going to make fun of JetBlue and its flight-attendant saga, it was Spirit Airlines—whose previous adventures in current-events humor included a Tiger Woods sale…

JetBlue isn't laughing at Steven Slater jokes

Whatever else JetBlue takes away from the Steven Slater episode, this lesson should be near the top: Next time, don't get into it with Andy Borowitz. Read the back-and-forth…

JetBlue flight attendant: a PR hero or zero?

JetBlue is no stranger to bad PR. Just look back at the Valentine's Day storm of 2007. But this week, we have a much more interesting crisis at JetBlue:…

Spirit Airlines knows you enjoy oily beaches

Spirit Airlines, whose previous attempts at humor have included a Tiger Woods-themed sale, has now put together a tasteless oil-spill-related promotion (themed "Best Protection," or "BP") for flights to…

Dirty girls clean up Russian carrier's aircraft

Paris Hilton's car-wash spot for Carl's Jr. was alright, but it pales in comparison to this plane-wash spot for Russian airline Avianova, in which a bunch of bikini babes…

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