In most cases yes this is true and to be honest that would be fine if it resulted in profit and growth but clearly this is not the case and has not been for a few years now.
has been the winner here and really OU
should grow a backbone and stick it to LH
. Either LH
buys a controlling stake or OU
should have free rein to look after it's own interests like introducing flights to Dubai and Moscow, something which LH
clearly does not want to happen.
Now that Croatia is all but in the EU I would even be as bold as looking at switching alliances from Star to Oneworld (we will see what happens with airberlin and Jat) or skyteam for example, which does not have a major presence in the region and could be more beneficial to Croatia Airlines in the longer term.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you long to return