Air Transport World

Despite repeatedly.(Virgin Atlantic Airways contemplates joining alliances)(Brief Article)

Despite repeatedly stated basic misgivings over the role of global airline alliances, Virgin Atlantic Airways is talking with Star Alliance, the nascent Air France/Delta partnership and the KLM/Alitalia/Northwest grouping about possible future membership. Chairman Richard Branson said: "Inevitably we will end up linking up with somebody at some stage in some form or another. …

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