Don't write off Tango's impact on C3
too fast... While it is true that Tango was launched on November 1, 2001, the official announcement of the airline was made in August of 2001. Tickets on the airline were being booked from October 11th onward. Taking into account that C3
declared bankruptcy on November 16, 2001, that gives us 37 days that Tango was operating while C3
I would not say that the sole factor causing C3
's demise was the introduction of Tango, far from it. They were plagued with staff, management, and market related problems that probably would have finished them off without Tango. But it can be safely said that the airline did exacerbate C3
But, I digress, of course. This topic is about Air Canada's troubles, and they have lots of troubles to discuss without bringing in the woes of other airlines as well, no?
Someday, we'll look back at this, laugh nervously, and then change the subject.