British Airways-American Airlines Alliance

Committee members heard testimony from an American Airlines representative and several competitors concerning the implications of the… read more

Committee members heard testimony from an American Airlines representative and several competitors concerning the implications of the proposed alliance between British Airways and American Airlines in which they would coordinate service, schedules and fares. Mr. Schwarte argued that the agreement would enhance competition because American would give up slots at London’s Heathrow airport. The other witnesses and several senators questioned whether such an agreement could be approved between two carriers which already hold such a large share of U.S.-London air travel. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
80602-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 1997
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 1997

Airing Details

  • Apr 22, 1997 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 1997 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 1997 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 1997 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 1997 | 11:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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