Branson scoffs at Jetstar

Longman, Louise
August 2006
Travel Weekly Australia;8/11/2006, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the views of Virgin Group Ltd. chairman Richard Branson about the international plans of Jetstar in Australia. Branson stresses that no low-cost long haul airline has survived when competing with a quality carrier. He suggests that the airline must subsidize the fare of business travelers to gain more customers. He also emphasizes the opening of Virgin Blue's hangar at the airport in Brisbane, Queensland, where airline management prioritized long-haul flights.


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