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When US & HP Merge, HP Is In Star Alliance?  
User currently offlineSquirrel83 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2789 times:

IF HP and US Merged would HP belong to the Star Alliance?

Not to mention the ties US has with United what would that mean for UA? Or if they drop the Star Alliance would they still be able to have UA as a Code Share?

[Edited 2005-05-17 11:42:58]

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User currently offlineColumba From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 7063 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2738 times:

Would be really interesting to know. Anybody here that can help answering this question ?


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User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6771 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2709 times:

If I were a betting man, I would say NO.. because until they actually complete all the transactions and changes and motions, it will be at least a year from now. And by then America West would be USAirways. USAirways is in Star Alliance, but I highly doubt America West would ever be. It may become a codeshare partner of Star Alliance via USAirways, but America West would not be a Star Alliance member. Especially since it is only going to be around for a year. And that's all I got to say about that.


Aiming High and going far..
User currently offlineSquirrel83 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2552 times:

Noone has a true answer to this AMAZING ~

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 2):
I would say NO.. because until they actually complete all the transactions and changes and motions, it will be at least a year from now. And by then America West would be USAirways. USAirways is in Star Alliance, but I highly doubt America West would ever be. It may become a codeshare partner of Star Alliance via USAirways, but America West would not be a Star Alliance member. Especially since it is only going to be around for a year. And that's all I got to say about that.

BUt if they are not accepted to the star Alliance the co-share with UA would be droped and they UA will be hurt even more . . . . HAHA Down UA down


User currently offlineFriendlySkies From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 4106 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2531 times:

USAirways is already in STAR. Unless there is a clear reason to kick them out, any merged airline would almost certainly remain in the alliance.

User currently offlineAA623BDLSJU From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 354 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2484 times:

Well, I don't think America West will join.

I remember when AA acquired TWA. TWA never became a member of the oneworld Alliance.

It only remained as an AA codeshare.


User currently offlineOuboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4600 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2394 times:

Its widely expected that the entire HP schedule will be code-shared with the US code - like AA/TWA. So in a round about way the HP network will be added to STAR, but the company itself won't. Should know more tomorrow.

User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3771 posts, RR: 13
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2387 times:

Well, if UA up and dies, HP would provide Star with a solid western US network. US in the east, and no-one in the middle!

Cheers
Mats



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User currently offlineByrdluvs747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 2361 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2366 times:

I'm hoping HP leaves star after the merger. I'd rather see them get closer to OW. The combined airline would already have a relationship with BA and QF. Attracting CX, LA, and maybe IB shouldn't be too much of a problem.


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