L.1011
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Your Dream Airline Company

Sun Jun 22, 2003 11:52 pm

Hi.
I think that in the future we will see alliances evolve into companies that own a number of airlines all over the world. They will maintin their own brands but will be assimilated behind the scenes. If you could pick your group of airlines to own (as many as you want) which would they be? Give at least one airline from each of the following regions.
Africa
Asia
Middle East
CIS
Europe
North/Central America
Oceania
South America
This will be interesting.
 
L.1011
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RE: Your Dream Airline Company

Mon Jun 23, 2003 2:18 am

Anyone? God you must all be reading that damn A380 post.
 
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RE: Your Dream Airline Company

Mon Jun 23, 2003 2:29 am

Very funny topic...!
I would pick following to own...  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Africa:
South African Airlines

Asia:
JAL Japan Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Thai Airways International


Middle East:
Emirates Airlines
Qatar Airways


Europe:
Austrian Airlines
British Airways
SAS Scandinavian


North/Central America:
Delta Air Lines
Frontier
Southwest Airlines
Groupo TACA


Oceania:
Qantas
Air Pacific


South America:
Lan Chile
Varig Brazil


Must be a dream to own all these airlines... Lots of free tickets  Laugh out loudD
I've no idea what "CIS" is standing for....

regards, Florian



 
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RE: Your Dream Airline Company

Mon Jun 23, 2003 3:10 am

(Asia)

JAL
Cathay Pacific
SIA
PAL
Malaysian
China Airlines

(Europe)

Alitalia
Iberia
BA
FinnAir
Aer Lingus
Austrian Airlines
Swiss

(Africa)

Kenya Airways
Egypt Air

(Middle East)

Emirates
Kuwait Airways
El Al

(South America)

Lan Chile
Aerolineas Argentinas

(North America)

American
WestJet
Air Canada
Southwest

(Oceania)

Qantas
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Capt.Fantastic
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RE: Your Dream Airline Company

Mon Jun 23, 2003 3:21 am

Forget about the mega global airline concept.

My "Dream" airline is one that

1) Is consistently profitable, irrespective of the economic climate
2) Reserves 25% of window seats for A.net members
3) Unions and management always agree
4) Free gourmet meals in coach
5) No bitchy flight attendants (ahhh, a dream indeed)
6) Perfect safety record
7) Has priority departure privileges at LGA and EWR
8) Has the equivalent to United's channel 9
9) Actually enforces proper boarding procedures
10) Buys exclusively ALL Boeing .... JUST KIDDING  Smile * wink - wink*  Smile
11) On safety card it says: "Please take and put in your collection" - We'll make more!"

 
L.1011
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RE: Your Dream Airline Company

Mon Jun 23, 2003 8:49 am

I would like to say that Capt. Fantasic should win the Airliners.Net Johan's Award for Best Airline Idea 2003. All Boeing OH YEAH!