Delta and KlM have a alince, but if we could think past skyteam, one world, and Star alince, which airlines should you think would be a great alince. (its great to be back from a 8 month sucpension!!🙄🙄😁😁😎😎)
My vote: one alliance for all airlines. No more worries trying to find an airline that is part of your points system. 😊
In my opinion all of them should merge with One World, meaning all the airlines in one world. Might sound stupid, but it’s just my feedback on it
WestJet + Skyteam.
Allegiant and Frontier lol
JetBlue and Norwegian
I believe that AAL should have a small alliance with any small Caribbean carrier. Why you ask? Well quote simple actually, AAL has various routes to many islands to the Caribbean. A small local airline could benefit AAL by reducing the cost of operating these routes by code sharing them. American Airlines had this system a few years ago when it operated as American Eagle in the Caribbean with its hub in TJSJ. The larger planes would arrive into TSJS and then passengers would connect via smaller ATRs that would take them to the smaller islands. This whole system was removed after AAL merger with US airways, possibly part of its restructuring program after the merger. If the system were to be implemented today it would greatly benefit AAL as they wouldn’t have to send large jets (that possible aren’t filled to capacity) to these small islands, making the airline spend even more money on things like: fuel, crew, food, airport fees, and gate space. Operating a smaller system would greatly reduce these costs as operating smaller planes would be much less expensive (for obvious reasons)
American Airlines already partners with both Caribbean Airlines and Seaborne Airlines
Frontier, JetBlue, Alaska, Southwest, Spirit, and Norwegian because this would enable tourists to travel across the pond to Europe solely in the low-cost market, which would also benefit various economies by bringing in more tourists due to low costs.
I am aware of that, but the relationship they have right now isn’t the one that I’m taking about. You are still correct though.
Do Caribbean Airlines and Seaborne not already codeshare with AA?..
I’m not 100% sure about that. I’ll have to investigate a bit more.
Looks like Caribbean may not be one of them, but Seaborne is.
You’re not dreaming anymore! (at least somewhat)
Airline alliances are a thing of the past…
JVs are the future.
Although I understand where both of you are coming from, I am addressing a large issue:
This would (in theory) create a monopoly on air travel. Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, specifically passed laws against trust between major competitors. This may not apply to the whole world, but the US is home to some of the world’s largest airlines. It’s almost like having a tyrannical king instead of President/Congress, Monarchy/Prime Minister/Parliament, etc where one person (or group) has absolute power. This, from what I’ve seen, hasn’t worked out very well.
Emirates and Etihad
I mean they almost did but…
This is the exact reason why the DOT and other governments are wary of airlines creating joint ventures. Airlines claim they create more benefits for travelers (I mean sure they do, more routes, connections, etc.) but it will likely result in increased fares. A joint venture allows airlines to coordinate schedules and essentially act as one airline for whatever market, which results in one airline “eliminated” from the market. So less competition = higher fares.
There should be an alliance between Asiana Airlines and Delta.
TBH I couldn’t imagine having one world airline it would be to crazy