SHOULD READ: BA/IB/AA tie up
As reported by BT and other news agencies today, BA/IB/AA tie up seem close to fruition after years of negotiations to gain antitrust exemptions in EU and US.
Do you think the advantages such as reciprocal miles earn/redeem on BA/AA outweigh potential fare increases? Do you think we will see major increases in fares?
One German travel manager in the Finance industry reportedly believed that CO’s introduction to Star increased premium fares ex.FRA to key destinations such as NYC.
So what do fellow travellers think will happen on the trans-Atlantic market?