AussieItaliano From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 442 posts, RR: 0 Posted (7 years 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3600 times:
I know we've talked about the B6 deal, and that LH had spoken publically about their intent to use B6 to feed their JFK routes, but here's some more information here about it as well as the BD LHR scenario.
Interestingly enough, Mayrhuber also talks about having no interest in investing in a UA/CO combined carrier.
Shamrock350 From Ireland, joined Mar 2005, 6389 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3545 times:
It sounds like they will link their booking systems in the same way as Aer Lingus did with JetBlue, it goes online next month. Not sure about the frequent flyer programmes, will be interesting to see what happens.
Caspritz78 From Germany, joined Aug 2007, 518 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3386 times:
Quoting AussieItaliano (Thread starter): Since the article speaks of cooperation between frequent flyer programmes, I wonder how this could work when B6 uses a fairly non-traditional system.
You would either convert the points to miles and the other way around. At the end it comes down what one mile or point is worth and how much LH has pay B6 for a reward flight and B6 has to pay LH. It really doesn't matter what "currency" the frequent flyer program uses because at the end it comes down to real money.