UnitedTristar
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Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:33 am

Once again supprised noone has mentioned it.

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060227/cgm042.html?.v=36

Looks like it would be a great fit for UA who has a that region as a big gaping hole in thier network

-m



[Edited 2006-02-28 00:35:12]
 
bolu340
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:40 am

Maybe you will see soon TA joining Star Alliance........
 
LAXintl
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:05 am

TACA announced the termination of its AA partnership last year.

Some one has already started the TA+UA topic United Enters In To Codeshare With Taca (by UAL777UK Feb 27 2006 in Civil Aviation)
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UnitedTristar
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:07 am

oh some one did start it...my bad!
 
commavia
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:12 am

Smart move for all involved. TA didn't need AA to get its customers to U.S. entry points, and now will use UA to get them into the U.S. interior instead of AA, and AA certainly did not need TA to give it access to anywhere major in Central America. Interestingly enough, though, American Eagle still owns 20% of TACA's Panama regional partner, Aero Perlas.
 
MGA
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:57 am

I have been expecting this for a loooong while as AA competes with to many TA routes and UA's LAX hub is excelent for the Asia-Central America conections. Many of us have been thinking about a Star Alliance entry, maybe this is the begining... hope so!

Anyways, I will once again be a customer of UA! I need the distancia miles...  Wink

Congrats to both

MGA
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TACAA320
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:18 pm

That's simply great!

It is what I was waiting for: UA/TA !
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aer
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RE: Taca Drops AA For UA

Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:46 pm

Man this was news to me!
nice and spacious airports in need of new airlines and flights... GUA or FRS anyone?... anyone at all?

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