Re: 747s and American Airlines

From:         spagiola@FRI-nxt-Pagiola.Stanford.EDU (Stefano Pagiola)
Date:         27 May 93 11:23:21 PDT
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h andrew chuang wrote:
> ...  AA does not seem to be
> interested in the Asian market other than Japan.  With its limited
> Trans-Pacific services from "secondary" gateways (Dallas and San
> Jose) and apparent limited interest in the market, AA is not
> likely to return to flying the 747 any time soon.

Actually, AA is still kicking itself for not bidding for PA's pacific  
routes, and has been very aggressive at trying to obtain additional  
routes (as in the case of the competitions for the ORD-TKO route).   
Its not so much a matter of interest as of restictions in the  
bilateral air agreements limiting further growth.

Stefano Pagiola
Food Research Institute, Stanford University (NeXTMail encouraged) (NeXTMail encouraged)