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Who Does AA Think They Are?  
User currently offlineB4real From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2661 posts, RR: 5
Posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

Before you read this, yes they I know they are the world's largest airline.

I don't know about you, but I have been stirred by the tone of recent AMR Corp / American Airlines press releases.

Though they are just informing the public that AA already does ~whatever~, they need to take a big time chill-pill in my opinion.

The following are specific examples:

links:

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/031106/dath055_1.html

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/031030/dath061_1.html

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/031029/daw071_1.html

A snippet of today's release:

"FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "American Airlines winter ski and sun service to almost 20 destinations -- announced a month ago -- is far more robust than the limited seasonal service changes Northwest Airlines announced today," said Roger Frizzell, vice president-Corporate Communications and Advertising at American Airlines. "In addition, earlier American Airlines announced 'Kids Fly Free' and 'Companions Fly Free' promotions to ski destinations through American Airlines Vacations. And we're offering competitive low fares to the most popular ski destinations through AA.com. "

I really am perplexed why they are taking a defensive position to recent press releases by other airlines. Does anyone inside really know what is going on by this recent ping pong press release that AA is participating in?



I wonder if it would be appropriate if NW would comment on AA's earnings releases!


B4REAL, spelled like it sounds
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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 40076 posts, RR: 74
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2399 times:

B4real :
Don't read too much in to it.
It's just your typical Texan inflated ego.



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineAccidentally From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 643 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2340 times:
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Umm...possibly because its a well known way of business since the beginning of time?

Its all competition baby. Whatever you can possibly do to steer even one customer from a competitor you'll do. If NW was to remark on AA's earnings, then good for them. Its a weak spot. Hit and run.



Cory Crabtree - crab453 - Indianapolis - 2R2 - 1966 PA-32-260
User currently offlineSkyway1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2312 times:

b4real....

How about you skip those folks at AA and give us nice guys and gals at ATA a try. From your profile you live in Grand Rapids, where we(TZ) have service from 8 times a day!

Chris

 Nuts  Nuts

P.S. Sorry for the shameless plug  Nuts


User currently offlineTommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6936 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2244 times:

Who does AA think they are?

A damn good airline.



"KEEP CLIMBING" -- DELTA
User currently offlineB4real From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2661 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2186 times:

Skyway1:

Yep, I'm a GRR'r and if you are on the airport yahoo mailing list. I'm Mr. Rebuild the Airport.

I've yet to try TZ. I am big on loyalty points, but have none w/ ATA.

I did, however, like the attractive Hawaii specials that are out.

I travel so darn much for work, though, that I really just want to stay home. But my company's travel agent has never offerred me a TZ itinerary. ?



B4REAL, spelled like it sounds
User currently offlineEmiratesA345 From Canada, joined Jun 2003, 2123 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2182 times:

They are American Airlines: Something Special In The Air!

I don't know why your getting all upset. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have been boosting their own self esteem this way for a long time now. Virgin Atlantic Airways even paint things on the sides of their aircraft!


EmiratesA345 Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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