|Quoting irishayes (Reply 43):|
and the other is basically not given the time of day (KE). What is the key driver behind this? Oh, yeah. It's Delta and how Delta relates to these two players. Funny stuff, isn't it?
not given the time of day? More like the other way round. People need to stop portraying KE
as some poor waifish wallflower being trampled on by the Europeans and Americans. DL
has tried to pursue closer ties with KE
) and has come away empty-handed. Just take a look at the number of JVs DL
has managed to establish successfully versus how many KE
currently has a grand total of ZERO JVs....
As for SU
, I suspect some of it may have to do with the fact that SU
is often the bottom feeder in many markets (they charge ridiculously low fares in many markets) and the other carriers do not like that, or do not want their yields depressed with the addition of SU