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5th Freedom Flights - Who Would Lose Out The Most?

Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:22 pm

This got me thinking.

There are a lot of Airlines out there, namely SQ, QF etc that have a number of 5th Freedom flights (ICN - SFO and BKK - LHR to name a couple). Hyperthetical situation, assuming that they were all rescinded (for whatever reason) who out there would be the biggest loser of them all?

Sure we can get ultra long haul flights but without picking up local traffic does that not translate to massive losses/poor yields etc?

Just wondering what others think.

[Edited 2011-12-21 08:23:28]