Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
US/UK Airlines And LHR  
User currently offlinePw4460 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 17 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2493 times:

Can someone explain to me what governs the handout of slots to U.S. airlines seeking to fly to LHR? I know why United and American have slots, but do any other U.S. carriers have them as well?

How does it work for British airlines flying to the U.S.? Can they provide service to any U.S. airport from LHR, or are limitations placed on them also?

4 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineFlymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 6996 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2474 times:

It is called the Bermuda laws. It just states I think that only two American Airlines can fly to LHR and British Airlines are limited on what cities they can serve from LHR and LGW. Any City can have LGW service but not any city can have LHR service lik DFW or MCO. American got there LHR slots from TWA or Pan Am and UA got them from one of those too I think. Not Sure.


"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlineSsides From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4059 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2467 times:

AA and UA required their slots from TWA and Pan Am, but I'm not sure who got what from whom.


"Lose" is not spelled with two o's!!!!
User currently offlineJetdeltamsy From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2986 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2449 times:

AA got the TWA routes. UA got the Pan Am routes.


Tired of airline bankruptcies....EA/PA/TW and finally DL.
User currently offlineWomack17 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 478 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2390 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

If American can serve Heathrow why do they fly routes from the US into Gatwick like RDU-LGW for example. Is it because TWA never served that routing?


Oh how I miss Midway Airlines. A class act right to then end.
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
US-American Airlines At LHR posted Wed Feb 11 2004 22:35:11 by Ndebele
Transatlantic From US<>UK On Non US/UK Airlines... posted Tue Mar 12 2002 08:59:07 by Ammunition
UK Airlines And MD80/90 posted Wed Feb 13 2002 09:14:52 by Incubus
UK Charter Airlines And Winglets On Their 757's. posted Sun Aug 27 2006 15:33:03 by Gilesdavies
US Airlines And Dirt Cheap Last Minute Fares! posted Thu Jun 29 2006 15:17:59 by Jgold47
US Airlines And Cairo posted Fri Jun 2 2006 02:39:33 by Horus
US Airlines and Passenger Miles posted Thu Jun 1 2006 06:08:14 by JetBlueLuv
US Airlines And Egypt posted Thu Mar 3 2005 00:37:01 by Horus
US Airlines And The Middle East posted Sat Dec 25 2004 10:58:02 by Kkfla737
Us Airlines And Large Airbuses posted Fri Sep 10 2004 04:43:47 by Erj145lr