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Aerolineas Argentinas To Join Skyteam  
User currently offlineUTAH744 From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 200 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4441 times:

Aerolineas Argentinas is to become the first South American airlines to join Skyteam. They expect to officially join in 2012. Link below.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/SkyTea...as-prnews-2271807319.html?x=0&.v=1

[Edited 2010-10-19 11:16:52 by srbmod]


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User currently offlineOA412 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 5240 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4289 times:

Here's DL's press release on the matter:

http://news.delta.com/index.php?s=43&item=1163



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User currently offlineflyorski From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 987 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 4240 times:

This is good news, South America has been a whole in Skyteam for sometime. Now they just need to Virgin Blue, V Australia and Virgin Pacific to merge under one common brand and join Skyteam to plug the hole in Oceania. Good luck on that though   


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User currently offlinedennys From France, joined May 2001, 878 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3720 times:

Will AR get all it A340-200s and paint them in the next grey and blue colours ?
Regards
dennys


User currently offlineglobalflyer From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 926 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3592 times:

I wonder if this is due to the fact that it looks like JJ and LA will go with either Star or oneworld as a team and that AV/TA will go to Star? I just do not see G3 going into an alliance? They appear to operate like AS with muliple codeshare agreements?


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User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7571 posts, RR: 43
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2840 times:

There was an interesting interview with AR's President Mariano Recalde in which he mentions that AR will very soon become again a member of IATA's clearinghouse. It looks like an official announcement should take place very shortly.

The signing ceremony with SkyTeam appears to be scheduled for October 29, and Ms. Fernández de Kirchner will likely be present at the ceremony.

Finally, it looks like AR will send soon RFP's to Airbus and Boeing for the replacement of the airline's long haul fleet. Ideally, AR is looking for all-new widebodies that can be delivered during 2012. AR's intent is to have a standardized all-Airbus or all-Boeing long-haul fleet. In the meantime, EZE-MAD will continue to be a 744 route during 2011.

Here is the link (only in Spanish): http://www.mensajeroweb.com.ar/index...ineas-argentinas-se-suma-a-skyteam



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User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17428 posts, RR: 46
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2783 times:

Are there any performance metrics AR has to hit as part of Skyteam? Or is Skyteam going to help turn the carrier around? That is one unfortunate carrier, albeit with some potential.


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User currently offlineabrelosojos From Venezuela, joined May 2005, 5088 posts, RR: 55
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2690 times:

Quoting MaverickM11 (Reply 6):
Or is Skyteam going to help turn the carrier around? That is one unfortunate carrier, albeit with some potential.

= Given the recent choices of carriers by Skyteam, I am sure they will have their hands full ... though, perhaps by creating a separate entity in AMS, it might finally not be the weakest service-oriented alliance.

Personally, I've always liked AR.

Saludos,
A.



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