Re: MD-17 vs. MD-11F/DC-10F

Date:         19 Feb 97 02:46:23 
From:         Malcolm Weir <malc@deltanet.com>
Organization: Ampex Corporation
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Jean-Francois Mezei wrote:
>
> If UA wants to capture the Japan<->Asia market, why then doesn't UA
> create a Japanese subsidiary who would then operate under Japanese rules
> and agreements ?

Because Rule #1 says that "Foreign Airlines" means "Airlines owned by
foreign nationals".  In this case, a Japanese subsiduary of UAL would
still be foreign.

This rule is pretty much universal, for example in the US the magic
number is a maximum of 25% foreign ownership.

Malc.