|Quoting Cba (Thread starter):|
CO does not seem to list any KL, DL or AF flights in its system for code-share purposes, which is somewhat surprising. For example, when looking for IAH-CDG, the AF flights don't show up, only the CO flights. Same thing when looking on the Air France flight. Similar KLM flights don't even show up, and neither do DL flights, however NW's flights are loaded into the system.
|Quoting Jimyvr (Reply 1):|
Due to the anti-trust and government regulartory issues, CO does not codeshare with KL, DL, AF on trans-atlantic nor it doesn't need any codeshares because basically CO flies to everywhere.
Problem with European codeshare is that with the 2006 expansion by DL and CO, plus NW, AF, KL, AZ, they're pretty much dominating the trans-atlantic route across Europe, unlike Star's penetration on hub-to-hub flights. And these airlines won't pretty much just get settled on codeshare only, they want revenue sharing as well.
|Quoting Goldorak (Reply 2):|
CO & AF (and KL/DL) doesn't code-share on tansatlantic flights for the reason you gave (anti trust issues). However, they do code-share on flights beyond their respective hubs
|Quoting Cba (Reply 11):|
Ahh, I did not realize that anti-trust was an issue. However, DL and AF still code share on all of the CDG-US flights