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Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Sat Jun 05, 2004 10:28 am

What full service airline and LCC are the worst competitors to go in competition against as a start up. For me it will be.....

FULL service: Qantas or Continental
LOW cost carrier: Virgin Blue or Southwest.

Im not saying these airlines are bad but they are very hard to compete against.

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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Sat Jun 05, 2004 3:47 pm

Full Service would most likely be QANTAS, British Airways and the Latin Airlines Network... Most oneworld airlines are, in my opinion, rather evil.

Worst LCC competition would probably be Southwest and jetBlue, as both of those airlines offer a high-quality product and are unusually zealous about providing ultra-low fares.

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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Sun Jun 06, 2004 12:48 am

Definitely Southwest....eewww
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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Mon Jun 07, 2004 12:07 pm

For low cost Southwest
For legacy carrier AA
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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:44 am

LCC-Southwest of course
Legacy- AA all the way, they have even been known to file lawsuits when their turf is threatened like the Long Beach Fiasco with Jet Blue, Good thing Jet Blue won Big grin
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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Tue Jun 08, 2004 2:17 pm

I agree with you, GreatAnsett,

LAN is a very tough competitor, and sometimes they sacrifice consumers while taking other airlines out of the business: Ladeco, DAP, CO, UA, Aerocontinente, etc etc etc
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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Thu Jun 10, 2004 1:05 am

A high quality product on WN??.....This is news to me!
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RE: Who Is The Worst Competitor?

Fri Jun 11, 2004 1:30 pm

AA has a reputation for being ruthless at times. In just one example, they lobbied successfully for the Wright Amendment which severely limits WN's flights in & out of Love Field.
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