m11stephen From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 1246 posts, RR: 1 Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2200 times:
Independent biz only airlines (ala Maxjet, EOS, Silverjet, etc) don't seem to work because of the lack of connections and because of the lack of a loyalty program. However, biz class only airlines that are partnered with major airlines such as Openskies and Privatair seem to do well.
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That does seem to be the definite pattern. If you can have premium only services with an already well established frequent flier program plus other things like lounge facilities you have a pretty good chance of succeeding. If you are starting from scratch, it seems to be an uphill battle.
Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?