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Riyadh Air: a young airline with the potential to change the alliances game?

There is every reason to believe that Riyadh Air will be a major global airline in the foreseeable future, and the logical question is whether it can tip the balance of power between global alliances. When the Gulf States decide...

What about the codeshare between Etihad and TAP?

Etihad has been multiplying its codeshare agreements of late, but while the most recent ones seemed to make a certain amount of sense, the latest one with TAP may tell us more about the airline's real strategy. Etihad and...

SAS and Etihad announce code-share agreement: a coincidence?

SAS and Etihad have just announced a code-sharing and reciprocal benefits agreement for their loyalty programs, the timing of which can only be questioned. SAS and Etihad share code SAS and Etihad will share their codes, so that the Scandinavian airline's...

Codeshare, alliances, joint ventures…how do airlines work together?

"Alone we go faster, together we go further": airlines have taken this African proverb and are constantly finding new ways to work better together to maximize operations and profits for each. A subject that seems technical and to which...

Code Share: what it’s for and how it works

Have you ever booked a flight on one airline and, just as you were about to board, realized that you were going to fly on another? However, this very common and normal practice in the airline world continues to...

Code-sharing between Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Delta and KLM: finally!

All good things come to those who wait, and in this case, it didn't take long after the competition authorities gave their approval for Air France-KLM to take a stake in Virgin Atlantic for the codeshare to be announced. The...

Meta-booking engines: alliances aim to be the gateway to airlines

From the passenger's point of view, airline alliances are just a vague marketing concept without much operational reality. But some are beginning to take a prominent place in the customer journey. Swan song or revolution of the concept? The future...

EU-Qatar agreement: unclear benefits for some, a lifeline for others

The day before yesterday was announced an open sky agreement between Qatar and the European Union, signed after long negotiations. This agreement, which took 8 years to complete, will allow the 27 members of the European Union and Qatar...

The future of airline alliances: partnerships?

An airline with ambition cannot exist outside an alliance. For airlines that are not part of one of the three major global alliances, being accepted is a sign of acceptance that allows them to move on to the next...