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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:40 pm

As a perennial OW Emerald flyer with family in Morocco and friends throughout West Africa, this makes me incredibly excited. I'm not the biggest RAM fan by any means, but this will personally make my life a lot easier...and that's all that matters, of course :) Super excited!
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:17 pm

sw733 wrote:
As a perennial OW Emerald flyer with family in Morocco and friends throughout West Africa, this makes me incredibly excited. I'm not the biggest RAM fan by any means, but this will personally make my life a lot easier...and that's all that matters, of course :) Super excited!


I'm not a Ram fan too. Bad connections in CMN, low cost service and specialist of loss of lugage to West Africa. But I'm not a OW fan too ! I prefer fly *A !
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:18 pm

Royal Air Maroc is expected to be implemented into oneworld in mid-2020.

Press release: https://www.oneworld.com/news-informati ... _count%3D7
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:26 pm

While I do see what they bring to the table in terms of west African coverage, I am still a bit intrigued since I always thought OW was the “premium heaviest” of the 3 alliances. RAM is channels a lot of people from France to West Africa and are notorious here for their horrible onboard product, on time record and customer service. I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:36 pm

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I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.


I have flown them many times - intra-Africa, Europe to Africa, and intra-Morocco. They're not my favorite, but I have some good experiences with them and some not-so-good experiences with them. Inconsistent to say the least...when they're good, I have experienced excellent service, on-time flights, and good food. When they're bad, I have experienced being left in Abidjan for two days and no communication. I'll be on them again in a couple weeks RAK-CMN-NIM so we'll see. More good experiences than bad, but definitely inconsistent.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:43 pm

Aren’t these the guys who couldn’t even get a 737 off the ground? No thanks.

https://youtu.be/Kle80KB_s3I
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:56 pm

What I find interesting is that in all the oneworld hoopla PR announcement, that no 'sponsoring' carrier has been announced / specified for Royal Air Maroc's entry. This is an unusual departure from previous entrant announcements.

Could it be that Qatar Airways (QR) is the sponsoring carrier, given their already close relationship with RAM? Perhaps the decision to de-emphasize the sponsoring carrier was a 'diplomacy' move on oneworld's part, given QR's (as yet unrealised) threat to leave the alliance?
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:09 pm

This would be great for IAG. Madrid and London are horribly connected non-stop to West Africa (most connections are now via LIS on TAP), so CMN will become their Southern hub to the region.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:12 pm

flyguy84 wrote:
Aren’t these the guys who couldn’t even get a 737 off the ground? No thanks.

https://youtu.be/Kle80KB_s3I

Probably a miscalculation in TOW and V speeds were set incorrectly. Luckily the pilots were trained how to handle a situation as such. No need to hate on an airline for the recorded situation.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:28 pm

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OneWorld welcomes its first African based member.


.Depends how you class Comair of South Africa - ownership and Operating Certificate are both definitely South African.
.They're a BA franchise carrier, and as such OneWorld frequent flyers can earn and redeem miles on the BA-numbered flights.
Admittedly they aren't a OneWorld member in their own right.
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Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:29 pm

What makes a Comnect member vs. otherwise, other than Commect tend to be regional and less reach?
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:33 pm

Andy33 wrote:
Breathe wrote:
OneWorld welcomes its first African based member.


.Depends how you class Comair of South Africa - ownership and Operating Certificate are both definitely South African.
.They're a BA franchise carrier, and as such OneWorld frequent flyers can earn and redeem miles on the BA-numbered flights.
Admittedly they aren't a OneWorld member in their own right.


Comair is an affiliate member, like how they classify Envoy, Piedmont, PSA for American Airlines.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:08 pm

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What makes a Comnect member vs. otherwise, other than Commect tend to be regional and less reach?


https://www.oneworld.com/oneworld-connect

Essentially oneworld connect members offer priority check-in and priority boarding to all member airlines and vice versa.

Lounge access, frequent flyer mile accrual and through check of bags is only available between the connect member and their sponsor airlines. Therefore this is only between Fiji Airways and American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Qantas.

It's like alliance lite and makes sense.
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:10 pm

I flew from CMN in 2012, and thought at the time it somehow was worse than the average US airport-- dank, hot, woefully overcrowded, etc, like the "NAIA" terminal of MNL, but without the bribes. (OTOH, CMN do have a train to the city...) Has it improved since then?

In any event, nice add to OW. Definitely want to take advantage of its vast West Africa network.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:39 pm

I’ve flown with RAM 16 years ago. They weren’t the greatest but not too bad either. Anyways I think it will be a good addition for OW.
 
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Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:10 pm

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Wow, the amount of bitching in this thread is Incredible.


lol, no kidding
 
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Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:39 pm

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I’ve flown with RAM 16 years ago. They weren’t the greatest but not too bad either. Anyways I think it will be a good addition for OW.


So nearly two decades ago then :-)
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:03 pm

Thibault973 wrote:
While I do see what they bring to the table in terms of west African coverage, I am still a bit intrigued since I always thought OW was the “premium heaviest” of the 3 alliances. RAM is channels a lot of people from France to West Africa and are notorious here for their horrible onboard product, on time record and customer service. I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.

Do you think BA and IB are premium airlines? They are low cost at the back whilt AT is still a full service airline in Y.
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:04 pm

Also of note: Fiji Airways starts oneworld connect membership today. Interestingly, earn and burn on FJ flights is restricted to AA, BA, CX and QF Frequent Flyers only. FJ Frequent Flyers don’t earn on oneworld carriers.

https://www.fijiairways.com/en-us/one-world-connect/
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:26 pm

nordikcam wrote:
I'm not a Ram fan too. Bad connections in CMN, low cost service and specialist of loss of lugage to West Africa. But I'm not a OW fan too ! I prefer fly *A !


Low cost service ? Sure, a hot meal on a 2 hours flight, free 23 kg checked lugage and free seat selection (including emergency row) is definitely a low cost service...

I have flown with them around 35 time in the last 5-6 years on all of their aircrafts type and most of the time I was very happy of the service.

My main complaints will be the poor call center and the lack of cabin cleaning.

BuildingMyBento wrote:
I flew from CMN in 2012, and thought at the time it somehow was worse than the average US airport-- dank, hot, woefully overcrowded, etc, like the "NAIA" terminal of MNL, but without the bribes. (OTOH, CMN do have a train to the city...) Has it improved since then?

In any event, nice add to OW. Definitely want to take advantage of its vast West Africa network.


Well, the main problem is that it can take a lot of time to go through the customs (often around half an hour) but to be honest I dont found it more overcrowded than some european airport (ORY, LIS, FCO) even if the new terminal should help.
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:03 am

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Also of note: Fiji Airways starts oneworld connect membership today. Interestingly, earn and burn on FJ flights is restricted to AA, BA, CX and QF Frequent Flyers only. FJ Frequent Flyers don’t earn on oneworld carriers.

https://www.fijiairways.com/en-us/one-world-connect/

Does that mean (in theory, at least) IB Frequent Flyers could earn on FJ too, if they had a 'dormant' BA account and transferred the earned Avios from BA to IB?
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:42 am

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Would it kill anyone to actually use the airline name instead of their two letter code? Many of us have no idea outside of the major US carriers.


Back before they updated this site about 1-2 years ago they used to have a feature that would show you every airline code and airport code if you hovered your mouse cursor over it. I really wish they would bring that feature back because it was super useful. Not all of us know every airline and airport code by memory.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:00 am

kimshep wrote:
What I find interesting is that in all the oneworld hoopla PR announcement, that no 'sponsoring' carrier has been announced / specified for Royal Air Maroc's entry. This is an unusual departure from previous entrant announcements.

Could it be that Qatar Airways (QR) is the sponsoring carrier, given their already close relationship with RAM? Perhaps the decision to de-emphasize the sponsoring carrier was a 'diplomacy' move on oneworld's part, given QR's (as yet unrealised) threat to leave the alliance?

Yeah, I noticed that as well. However, given the number of stakes QR owns in oneworld carriers it could be argued that QR is even more entrenched in oneworld than anyone else. QR has been vocal about its alliance with AT, so I'd suspect it's QR, but it very well could be S7 for all we know.

Thibault973 wrote:
While I do see what they bring to the table in terms of west African coverage, I am still a bit intrigued since I always thought OW was the “premium heaviest” of the 3 alliances. RAM is channels a lot of people from France to West Africa and are notorious here for their horrible onboard product, on time record and customer service. I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.

In the late 90s, oneworld marketed itself as the most premium heavy and claimed to require three classes of since its five founding members (CP, AA, QF, BA, and CX) all had true F, C, and Y class cabins on either all of or most of their longhaul aircraft. However, I suspect the premium tag was more of an excuse because Star rapidly expanded right from the start, and the three-class claim was quickly made moot within a year because I believe AY, IB, and LA didn't have a true F. Your statement about AT could be applied to just about any airline in any alliance; I've had some terrible experiences with oneworld carriers and some great experiences with SkyTeam carriers on the supposed other end of the spectrum.

Quality, methinks, is pure marketing. This was about route coverage and money, and it'll give Avios members who frequent Africa a reason to not go to AF, KL, or SN.
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:26 am

TTailedTiger wrote:
jfern022 wrote:
TTailedTiger wrote:
Would it kill anyone to actually use the airline name instead of their two letter code? Many of us have no idea outside of the major US carriers.


You claim to be so knowledagble about how bad Delta is and how they are making all the wrong decisions, but don’t know the airline codes?


What does one have to do with the other? Why would I know the code of of some two-bit airline?


If your did work for an airline like delta you should know a lot of codes for two-bit airlines. I don't work for an airline & know most all of the ones that were mentioned. It comes from flying a lo,t including other countries or from working for airlines. Most FA's I know can name airlines by code. My sister can name most major world Airlines.
 
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:lol: Maybe next time for “99.99%” AS
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:12 am

rbavfan wrote:
TTailedTiger wrote:
jfern022 wrote:

You claim to be so knowledagble about how bad Delta is and how they are making all the wrong decisions, but don’t know the airline codes?


What does one have to do with the other? Why would I know the code of of some two-bit airline?


If your did work for an airline like delta you should know a lot of codes for two-bit airlines. I don't work for an airline & know most all of the ones that were mentioned. It comes from flying a lo,t including other countries or from working for airlines. Most FA's I know can name airlines by code. My sister can name most major world Airlines.


You would be surprised. On my last two trips, I have had to deal with two exceptionally unknowledgeable AA employees -- one that did know where SGN was and another that did know what airline LA was and that they were in OW with AA. Training has really been dumbed down...
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:34 am

rbavfan wrote:
TTailedTiger wrote:
jfern022 wrote:

You claim to be so knowledagble about how bad Delta is and how they are making all the wrong decisions, but don’t know the airline codes?


What does one have to do with the other? Why would I know the code of of some two-bit airline?


If your did work for an airline like delta you should know a lot of codes for two-bit airlines. I don't work for an airline & know most all of the ones that were mentioned. It comes from flying a lo,t including other countries or from working for airlines. Most FA's I know can name airlines by code. My sister can name most major world Airlines.


I do not work at Delta and have never claimed that I did. Furthermore, just because someone works for an airline or travels often it doesn't mean they know some obscure IATA code. Why would an aircraft technician, pilot, or flight attendant need to know the codes of competing carriers? That claim makes no sense. The only people who would need to know them are travel agents and those working in ticketing. Did you not see the posts from others who agreed with me? Do you think knowing those codes is impressive?
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:15 am

Bhoy wrote:
vhtje wrote:
Also of note: Fiji Airways starts oneworld connect membership today. Interestingly, earn and burn on FJ flights is restricted to AA, BA, CX and QF Frequent Flyers only. FJ Frequent Flyers don’t earn on oneworld carriers.

https://www.fijiairways.com/en-us/one-world-connect/

Does that mean (in theory, at least) IB Frequent Flyers could earn on FJ too, if they had a 'dormant' BA account and transferred the earned Avios from BA to IB?


Yes, this is like what currently happens with EI (though there you can earn directly and then transfer) or even AS. Though you can't earn elite points (the points for status)
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:08 am

AIR MALTA wrote:
Thibault973 wrote:
While I do see what they bring to the table in terms of west African coverage, I am still a bit intrigued since I always thought OW was the “premium heaviest” of the 3 alliances. RAM is channels a lot of people from France to West Africa and are notorious here for their horrible onboard product, on time record and customer service. I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.

Do you think BA and IB are premium airlines? They are low cost at the back whilt AT is still a full service airline in Y.


Nobody cares about getting a tasteless meal on a 2 hours flight when this transforms into an 10 hours journey with an unscheduled stop in the middle of nowhere. Or when costumer service is nowhere to be found while you are stranded thousands of miles from home.
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:14 am

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Royal Air Moroc

Maroc, as in the French spelling of Morocco. Or transliterated from Arabic: al khutut al malakiat al maghribia (The Royal Moroccan Line.)
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:27 am

Thibault973 wrote:
While I do see what they bring to the table in terms of west African coverage, I am still a bit intrigued since I always thought OW was the “premium heaviest” of the 3 alliances. RAM is channels a lot of people from France to West Africa and are notorious here for their horrible onboard product, on time record and customer service. I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.

I've flown them a few times between Africa and the EU: on-time flights , free hot meals, and free booze in economy. I prefer them over most of the alternatives.
 
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etops1 wrote:
Royal Air Moroc

Maroc, as in the French spelling of Morocco. Or transliterated from Arabic: al khutut al malakiat al maghribia (The Royal Moroccan Line.)



Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)
 
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:32 am

OGLOBAL wrote:
intermodal64 wrote:
etops1 wrote:
Royal Air Moroc

Maroc, as in the French spelling of Morocco. Or transliterated from Arabic: al khutut al malakiat al maghribia (The Royal Moroccan Line.)



Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)

I thought that you untied the ta marbuta and pronoune the ta when followed by an alif. Maybe that's only for the idafa construction? At any rate, al khutut is lines plural. I should have said The Royal Moroccan Lines.
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:49 am

intermodal64 wrote:
OGLOBAL wrote:
intermodal64 wrote:
Maroc, as in the French spelling of Morocco. Or transliterated from Arabic: al khutut al malakiat al maghribia (The Royal Moroccan Line.)



Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)

I thought that you untied the ta marbuta and pronoune the ta when followed by an alif. Maybe that's only for the idafa construction? At any rate, al khutut is lines plural. I should have said The Royal Moroccan Lines.
Shukran!

OFF-TOPIC: I am not very sure in which cases you pronounce ة as 'at' and in which cases as 'ah'. I only know the basics of the Arabic alphabet. What are the rules? And what is the 'idafa construction'?

ON-TOPIC: The title should be changed to this: Official: Royal Air Maroc to join Oneworld in 2020, as Oneworld has not yet added the airline but has only announced that it will do so. Also, should there be a separate thread for Fiji Airways? QF and AA passengers who fly on FJ often may find it useful.
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:55 am

Thibault973 wrote:
AIR MALTA wrote:
Thibault973 wrote:
While I do see what they bring to the table in terms of west African coverage, I am still a bit intrigued since I always thought OW was the “premium heaviest” of the 3 alliances. RAM is channels a lot of people from France to West Africa and are notorious here for their horrible onboard product, on time record and customer service. I’ve only heard bad stories from people who flew with them, from cancelled flights to unscheduled stops promping serious delays.

Do you think BA and IB are premium airlines? They are low cost at the back whilt AT is still a full service airline in Y.


Nobody cares about getting a tasteless meal on a 2 hours flight when this transforms into an 10 hours journey with an unscheduled stop in the middle of nowhere. Or when costumer service is nowhere to be found while you are stranded thousands of miles from home.

Are you talking about the BA flight from Orlando that took 72 hours to reach Gatwick or from my experience the on existent BA customer service at outstations that make you travel to London knowing that you will miss your connection and leave there 24 hours instead of rerouting you from the start...
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:34 pm

VTCIE wrote:
intermodal64 wrote:
OGLOBAL wrote:


Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)

I thought that you untied the ta marbuta and pronoune the ta when followed by an alif. Maybe that's only for the idafa construction? At any rate, al khutut is lines plural. I should have said The Royal Moroccan Lines.
Shukran!

OFF-TOPIC: I am not very sure in which cases you pronounce ة as 'at' and in which cases as 'ah'. I only know the basics of the Arabic alphabet. What are the rules? And what is the 'idafa construction'?

ON-TOPIC: The title should be changed to this: Official: Royal Air Maroc to join Oneworld in 2020, as Oneworld has not yet added the airline but has only announced that it will do so. Also, should there be a separate thread for Fiji Airways? QF and AA passengers who fly on FJ often may find it useful.


Not for Qantas passengers, but it is beneficial for frequent flyer members from AA, BA and CX, the other sponsor carriers.

I say not Qantas passengers as Fiji Airways becoming a OneWorld Connect member doesn't change much as QF and FJ have had a reciprocal agreement for points accrual, elite status, lounge access etc for years and years. FJ was the ONLY non-OneWorld airline that earned status credits for Qantas Frequent Flyer.
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:11 pm

VTCIE wrote:
intermodal64 wrote:
OGLOBAL wrote:


Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)

I thought that you untied the ta marbuta and pronoune the ta when followed by an alif. Maybe that's only for the idafa construction? At any rate, al khutut is lines plural. I should have said The Royal Moroccan Lines.
Shukran!

OFF-TOPIC: I am not very sure in which cases you pronounce ة as 'at' and in which cases as 'ah'. I only know the basics of the Arabic alphabet. What are the rules? And what is the 'idafa construction'?

ON-TOPIC: The title should be changed to this: Official: Royal Air Maroc to join Oneworld in 2020, as Oneworld has not yet added the airline but has only announced that it will do so. Also, should there be a separate thread for Fiji Airways? QF and AA passengers who fly on FJ often may find it useful.


it's confusing but basically let's say if it's a small t it's pronounced ah or silent for example " Osama ends with a small t Osamat " same with Fatima it's written Fatimat usually when it's a small t it means female and silent so Osama if you want be literal is basically is a female name not very common for girls but I've met few

Malik which is king doesn't end with a small t Malikat and pronounced Malika which means queen
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:52 pm

ClassicLover wrote:
Overthecascades wrote:
What makes a Comnect member vs. otherwise, other than Commect tend to be regional and less reach?


https://www.oneworld.com/oneworld-connect

Essentially oneworld connect members offer priority check-in and priority boarding to all member airlines and vice versa.

Lounge access, frequent flyer mile accrual and through check of bags is only available between the connect member and their sponsor airlines. Therefore this is only between Fiji Airways and American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Qantas.

It's like alliance lite and makes sense.


Thx. Let’s say if CZ were to join OW would it be a Connecct member? Alaska, yes and likely a connect member.
 
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:11 pm

AIR MALTA wrote:
Thibault973 wrote:
AIR MALTA wrote:
Do you think BA and IB are premium airlines? They are low cost at the back whilt AT is still a full service airline in Y.


Nobody cares about getting a tasteless meal on a 2 hours flight when this transforms into an 10 hours journey with an unscheduled stop in the middle of nowhere. Or when costumer service is nowhere to be found while you are stranded thousands of miles from home.

Are you talking about the BA flight from Orlando that took 72 hours to reach Gatwick or from my experience the on existent BA customer service at outstations that make you travel to London knowing that you will miss your connection and leave there 24 hours instead of rerouting you from the start...


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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:13 pm

Overthecascades wrote:
Thx. Let’s say if CZ were to join OW would it be a Connecct member? Alaska, yes and likely a connect member.


My guess is full for CZ, Connect for AS (they mentioned they were looking at it) and perhaps EI.
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Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:22 pm

ClassicLover wrote:
Overthecascades wrote:
Thx. Let’s say if CZ were to join OW would it be a Connecct member? Alaska, yes and likely a connect member.


My guess is full for CZ, Connect for AS (they mentioned they were looking at it) and perhaps EI.
CZ :yuck:, I just do not know how CX let's them in as you need 100% vote for a full member. If CX was swapped for CX that would suck. AS being a connect partner if AA was a sponsor would be great, but otherwise w/o AA as a sponsor it would be not so great.

OGLOBAL wrote:
it's confusing but basically let's say if it's a small t it's pronounced ah or silent for example " Osama ends with a small t Osamat " same with Fatima it's written Fatimat usually when it's a small t it means female and silent so Osama if you want be literal is basically is a female name not very common for girls but I've met few

Malik which is king doesn't end with a small t Malikat and pronounced Malika which means queen
I love reading these super pedantic responses on A.NET. You never know when learning is gonna break out. Thanks OGLOBAL.

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