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Interesting take on airline marketing

http://www.skyhighairlines.com/

Wish you'd thought of it first?

Alex
Friday, November 21, 2003

May be I'm dumb, but I didn't get anything... Any clarifications appreciated.

Ashamed To Put a Name
Friday, November 21, 2003

Shouldn't someone start "mile high airline"? On long enough flights everyone gets their turn in the toilet with their partner (or someone else's if they choose). Those in first class cam have their own curained off area, because let's face it nobody wants to see what a bunch of old businessmen get up to anyway.

And all airlines should make all the fat people sit at the back of the aircraft. That will make the nose lighter and make it easier to take-off, thus saving fuel.


Friday, November 21, 2003

It's a humor site.  Laugh. :)

MR
Friday, November 21, 2003

A few links on the site seem to suggest that it is run by Alaska Airlines.
Now why can't more big companies take the piss out of themselves/their industry like this.

Nobby Good Guy
Friday, November 21, 2003

Yup, it looks like the domain is owned by Alaska Airlines

http://network-tools.com/default.asp?prog=xwhois&Netnic=whois.arin.net&host=skyhighairlines.com

Tapiwa
Friday, November 21, 2003

Years ago, Alaska Airlines used to have ads (radio, and maybe TV too) featuring a fictional company called Sky-High Airlines. I can still remember the little jingle they used. The commercials would start out with a cheesy pitch for Sky-High Airlines, and then switch to a more serious announcer who said something along the lines of "When you're tired of getting screwed over by airlines that make empty promises, choose Alaska Airlines, where we give you the respect you deserve." (This is heavily paraphrased.) So it wouldn't surprise me at all if somebody at Alaska decided to extend the parody onto the Web...

John C.
Friday, November 21, 2003

Shop at Walmart, fly to vegas. They recently ran ads in the local vegas paper for high level execs.

http://www.iqjet.com/pages/1/index.htm

fool for python
Friday, November 21, 2003

JohnC,

I think that page is from AlaskaAir because on the Baggage Tracker page it says something about Alaska Air won't lose your baggage.

... and then I did a whois on it and it was registered by Dean.Duvall@AlaskaAir.com , I think that answers the question.

ChrisO
Sunday, November 23, 2003

I heard about on the radio.  Yes, it's "Guerilla Marketing" from Alaska Air.  It's subtle though, you have to look for the plugs.

The Voice of Rationality
Sunday, November 23, 2003

Fly United.


Sunday, November 23, 2003

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