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What Airlines Are Not In An Alliance  
User currently offlineJAT From Canada, joined Feb 2000, 1101 posts, RR: 10
Posted (13 years 11 months 3 days ago) and read 416 times:

What major airlines do not belong to any alliance?

I can think of Alitalia and Olympic. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24961 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 389 times:

Virgin Atlantic do not belong to any alliance.


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User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 52
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 383 times:

Alitalia is allied with Northwest/KLM.


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User currently offlineWatewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 374 times:

Asiana, Aeroflot.

User currently offlineGibberish From Switzerland, joined Sep 2000, 424 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 367 times:

TWFirst:
Northwest/KLM broke up with Alitalia some time ago. Please, for next time, make sure what you post is actually correct or then write "I assume" or "I think" with it if you're not 100% sure. Thank you.

I believe JAL isn't in an alliance either.


User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4531 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 357 times:

JAL, Air Tran, TWA, US Airways, Continental, Southwest...

I'm sure there are more, I just can't think of any others.


User currently offlineWorldVoyager From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 393 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 355 times:

Emirates! Air India! Malaysia Airlines! Gulf Air! South African Airways!

User currently offlineWpr8e From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 350 times:

Just a point of clarification, is the question if airlines are not in one of the major alliances, or any alliance. Technically, AZ is in an alliance with CO in the EWR-FCO/MXP flights. CO is also aligned with NW, AS, HP, CM, etc, but it is not a formalized grouping since as far as I am aware CM is not aligned with AS.

I would find it difficult to find no airline that is not in any bilateral alliance. I'm stating opinion, but airlines like Air Zimbabwe, Ghana Airways, don't seem to be operating in an alliance.


User currently offlineILUV767 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3141 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 348 times:

What about AirTran, jetblue and National?

User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 342 times:

These are all airlines that would probably be candidates for a large-scale alliance like Star, Oneworld, Qualiflyer etc. but have not yet entered or formed one.

Alitalia
Olympic
Virgin Atlantic
Garuda Indonesia
Phillipines Air Lines
PIA
JAL
Aerolineas Argentinas
TAM
Royal Air Maroc
Gulf Air
SAA
Emirates
Malaysia
Air India
Aeroflot
America West
TWA
Continental
USAirways
El Al
Asiana
None of the Big Three in Mainland China (Air China, China Northern, China Southern)

JAL really needs to join Oneworld now.

David: I think Alaska, AirTran, National etc. will get bought out before they enter a large-scale alliance. Probably even the same thing with TWA!!

Aaron G.



User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 336 times:

Aimerica west.

User currently offlineStar_member From Australia, joined Dec 2000, 185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 332 times:

JAL, Air China, EVA air, China Airlines, MAS, Air India, Emirates, Gulf Air, SAA, Alitalia, Aeroflot, Olympic, El Al, Royal Jordanian, Egypt air and many more

User currently offlineDatamanA340 From South Korea, joined Dec 2000, 547 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 306 times:

Air Koryo, a national carrier of North Korea and Skymark Airlines in Japan.

User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 52
Reply 13, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 301 times:

Perhaps before you reprimand someone, it is YOU who need to know what the hell you are talking about. Northwest is INDEED allied with Alitalia. I am sure you are referring of KLM's decision to not merge with Alitalia some time back. However, Northwest does indeed still codeshare with Alitalia. And over here in America, Northwest markets itself as "Northwest/KLM," thus my reference to the airline as such. I can provide links to both airline's websites if this will help you.

Your apology is accepted.



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