Posted October 28, 2014

Finnair Next In On Amadeus-UNICEF Partnership

Finnair has launched a program on its website that enables customers to donate to United Nations children's organization UNICEF, Amadeus announced. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted April 15, 2011
Mark Webb

INTERVIEW: BA's Mark Webb

British Airways senior vice president of sales and marketing for North America Mark Webb discusses joint AA-BA-Iberia corporate and agency contracts. Read More »
Posted March 18, 2011

Combined Airline Deals, Good or Bad?

I was surprised to read that one of the new British Airways/Iberia/American Airlines triumvirate had stated that the market can expect combined corporate deals within the coming few months. Astonishing, really, considering alliances have been finding reasons ranging from antitrust to market difference to avoid doing such a thing in the past. However, if they now go ahead, it has the potential to impact the market as significantly as direct connect. Read More »
Posted by: Limey Mike | More by Limey Mike
Posted March 16, 2011
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted July 20, 2010 - Danbury, Conn.

DOT Dismisses Distribution Concerns In Final Oneworld Immunity Approval

American Airlines and British Airways finally secured regulatory approvals for an antitrust-immunized alliance, more than a dozen years after submitting their initial request. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday made final its approval, following a similar decision announced last week by the European Commission. Having agreed to surrender slots at London Heathrow to competitors interested in launching new transatlantic services, AA and BA will join Iberia in a joint venture, and the Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted April 30, 2010

Global Alliances Not For Everyone

The three major global airline alliances aren't for everyone, including several airlines represented at this week's Phoenix Aviation Symposium. Representatives from those carriers pointed to the costs associated with alliance participation, tech challenges and other concerns.

Read More »

Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted February 15, 2010 - Danbury, Conn.

AA, JAL Seek Transpacific ATI

Following on the heels of Japan Airlines' decision to maintain its relationship with American Airlines and other oneworld allies rather than tying up with Delta and the SkyTeam alliance, AA and JAL on Feb. 12 applied to the U.S. Department of Transpo Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted February 15, 2010 - Danbury, Conn.

DOT Grants Tentative, Conditional Approval For AA/BA Immunity

After 18 months of deliberations, the U.S. Department of Transportation on Feb. 13 granted to American Airlines, British Airways and three other oneworld partners tentative approval to establish an antitrust-immunized alliance. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted January 12, 2010 - Danbury, Conn.

ASTA, ITSA Restate Alliance Immunity Concerns

The American Society of Travel Agents and the Interactive Travel Services Association told the U.S. Department of Transportation that cooperation related to distributors should be excluded from any ATI granted to American Airlines, British Airways an Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted June 29, 2009 - Danbury, Conn.

DOJ Recommends CO-Star ATI For Transatlantic Only

The U.S. Department of Justice on June 26 submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation a detailed objection to the inclusion of Continental Airlines in a far-reaching, antitrust-immunized partnership with the Star Alliance--suggesting instead Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook
overlay-close Close