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User currently offlineGibberish From Switzerland, joined Sep 2000, 424 posts, RR: 2
Posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1356 times:

Hi guys,

I have heard that Swissair had to pay AMR Corp (American Airlines' parent) 10 Million Dollars to be eligible to take place in their AAdvantage frequent flier program. Does anybody know if this is true? Thanks


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User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1920 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 1317 times:

I heard once that there was 'compensation' involved - how much I do not know ...
AA is not doing charity - they are stonehard business people, even to their partners.

- I am LN-MOW, and I approve this message.
User currently offlineBlink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5499 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1301 times:

If AA is going to do something, they are going to make money off of it. SR paying 10 million actually isn't too much in the airline business, but AA wants to be with SR in the long run. For that reason, I would say Swissair got a pretty good deal if you ask me.

Give me a break, I created this username when I was a kid...
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