American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia take battle for anti-trust immunity to the web

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So BA, American and Iberia have finally bitten the bullet and are are asking for anti-trust immunity for their alliance – with Finnair and Royal Jordanian thrown in for good measure. This one will run and run, but an interesting development on day one is that they are banking on public support through a new campaigning website with the provocative url

First question now will be to see who actively opposes this. Virgin we know all about – but how will Star Alliance and SkyTeam address this? Very tricky for them I think.

In the great, and generally successful, tradition of Unusual Attitude off-the-cuff predictions here’s one more: this application will be approved.

Comments very welcome.

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