Air France-KLM and Deutsche Lufthansa plan $4.5 billion in cabin upgrades

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  1. Newscience

    Newscience Gold Member

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    There's a turf war going on in Europe for premium seat customers, and AF/KLM and LH are upping the ante.

    The following is in today's Wall Street Journal:

    Europe’s Top Airlines to Spend Billions in Battle to Win Back Passengers

    Air France-KLM and Deutsche Lufthansa plan $4.5 billion in cabin upgrades to rival Middle East carriers

    You can access the article here if you are a WSJ subscriber: http://www.wsj.com/articles/europes...-in-battle-to-win-back-passengers-1433425762?

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    Seems like a more respectable strategy than lobbying gov't for protection.
     
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    A great point, MX! IOW, don't expect that to occur anytime soon in the US! :p
     
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