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Old 21st Jul 2017, 16:36
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Joon

Introducing Joon, the new airline for millennials

WTF?
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Old 21st Jul 2017, 19:26
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It means 'babe' in Farsi!
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Old 21st Jul 2017, 20:58
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Do the one handed readers who write this stuff actually read what they write? Do the people who put up the cash for this lunacy know what is being done with their money? Sounds like a bunch of window lickers to me.
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Old 21st Jul 2017, 23:53
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111 days late with this announcement surely?
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Old 22nd Jul 2017, 00:59
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I'd say it was a bit more than windows they were licking when they thought of this idea!
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Old 22nd Jul 2017, 14:03
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Is Joon what was Boost?
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Old 22nd Jul 2017, 14:21
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Boost was the umbrella principle term for the project and not the ultimate name of the airline
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Old 22nd Jul 2017, 14:31
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Well, there's an airline that's specifically not hoping to sell to me and the millions who like me aren't "millennials".

Perhaps they picked up "Generation Easyjet" and thought it was a good idea.
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Old 22nd Jul 2017, 15:07
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It reminds me of that Spanish low cost airline that WW has recently launched, the name escapes me for now.
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Old 23rd Jul 2017, 08:34
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LEVEL is the name your looking for!
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Old 23rd Jul 2017, 23:15
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Do AF charge for food and drink on short-haul flights yet? Only been on them long-haul over the last few years. Apart from selling and charging these 'millennials' a lot for beer, wine and advocado sandwiches, and playing hippity-hop music over the PA system during the flight, I can't see how it can make a lot of difference.
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Old 24th Jul 2017, 21:45
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No they don't chips.

Bottle of wine (small), sandwich, coffee, cup of water on a flight from Manch to CdG all gratis.

Total cost 60 and flight arrived 30 mins early onto an airbridge. I couldn't fault it.

Not sure about Joon though. I'm over 35 so guess I'm excluded😉
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Old 24th Jul 2017, 22:54
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The era-equivalent of "lets have a cool airline for millennials" was Delta Song (for GenX/early GenYers, as it was 15 years ago). That didn't work very well.
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 13:49
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Air France Announces More Details for Joon | AirlineGeeks.com
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 20:18
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The last time I read some marketing person's spiel on millennials it said don't patronise them. I feel that this is where AF may be falling down.
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 21:35
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I think the downfall of this could be the over emphasis on 'millennials'. It shouldnt have done that, instead positioning themseleves as a 'Next Generation' airline - which has a new take on what to expect from an airline. Great tech, and a refreshed onboard product, with new innovations such as VR...
They just seem caught up with the Millennials bubble.
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 21:48
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Thought at first must be somewhere between May and July...
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 22:53
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about to be renamed 'Gone' 🙄
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Old 30th Nov 2018, 09:52
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It did, however, reveal that Joon would not be a low-cost carrier.
No, it will be a high-cost and bust carrier!
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Old 30th Nov 2018, 10:39
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I don’t think the intention was for it to be a low cost airline, but a platform to try out new ideas appealing to the next generation of traveller. (Yes, they got the millennial specificness wrong). Hence the emphasis on tech, and a less formal approach.
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