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Spirit Airlines' latest ad mocks Tiger Woods

The always-classy Spirit Airlines is striking while the iron is hot and holding an "Eye of the Tiger" fare sale—which it's advertising online with a cheesy Flash animation…

December 2, 2009, 3:45 PM EST

Alaska Air chases the gold with Apolo Ohno

"Stewardess, there's something outside the plane! It could be a gremlin, but it sort of looks like Dancing With the Stars winner and champion speed skater Apolo Ohno!"…

November 18, 2009, 10:41 AM EST

Air New Zealand testing ad ideas on Twitter

So, you've made some travel ads that blatantly mock the destinations you're promoting, and possibly Christianity as well. How do you know if you've crossed the line? Why, just…

September 2, 2009, 4:24 PM EDT

American Airlines has always dug squirrels!

Squirrels are hot again, thanks to the now-famous photo above, taken with an automatic timer, of Melissa Brandts and her husband—and a sudden rodent interloper—posing by a lake in Canada's…

August 26, 2009, 1:00 PM EDT

Air New Zealand also does long-form nudity

Last month, we posted the 45-second Air New Zealand spot that shows the carrier's employees naked, with painted-on uniforms, to emphasize that they have "Nothing to hide" (at least in…

June 30, 2009, 1:20 PM EDT

Ryanair scraps ad with Spain's Queen Sofia

Low-cost airline Ryanair recently ran afoul of the Queen of Spain, who is no fan of the "cheeky celebrity exploitation ads" that are Ryanair's specialty. After Queen Sofia booked…

June 10, 2009, 8:50 AM EDT

Southwest thumbs its nose at the recession

Southwest Airlines is done living in the past! Its new ads tell people to get their bags, because "it's on." Normally, "it" can't be "on" unless someone gets served first.…

June 3, 2009, 10:54 AM EDT

Air New Zealand employees strip for new ad

Air New Zealand claims it has nothing to hide. This extends from its ticket prices to its unusual decision, as seen in the ad above, to paint uniforms on its…

May 18, 2009, 11:55 AM EDT

Can anything make an AirTran flight better?

Cramer-Krasselt's latest campaign for AirTran focuses on phony brainstorming sessions at Mindflow Consulting, supposedly hired to figure out "what AirTran should put on every flight." The two actors work hard…

May 12, 2009, 10:51 AM EDT

Alaska Airlines spots stuck in the bathroom

WongDoody takes an odd tack for Alaska Airlines in the spot above, set in an airport men's room, with a flustered patron battling malfunctioning automated technology. When flying, airport restrooms…

April 13, 2009, 10:34 AM EDT