|Quoting N62NA (Thread starter):|
EWR is the Star Alliance "superhub" yet TAM doesn't fly there, yet other Star Alliance airlines (notably LH) serve EWR.
flies to both New York JFK
and Newark/Liberty out of Germany.
Let's forget for a moment if TAM would leave Star Alliance.
I would like to debate if the [New York-Brazil] market is larger than [New York-Germany], in order to support the hypothetical dual non-stop flights named [Brazil-JFK
] and [Brazil-EWR
] on TAM.
For illustrative purposes, the former Continental Airlines blocked in the past to Copa Airlines, in order to fly the PTY
sector which was served by CO
, in those days. As a result, Copa Airlines was forced to fly to New York JFK
Both airlines are operating in harmony at this time: CM PTY
14x weekly plus UA EWR