And then there were none.
After a flurry of all-business transatlantic airlines sprouted up over the past few years the last surviving member of the group, L’Avion, has agreed to a buyout from British Airways. The operational assets, including planes and airport slots from L’Avion will be merged into the OpenSkies subsidiary. This effectively gets OpenSkies a strong toe-hold at Paris’s Orly airport and adds a couple more 757s to the fleet. It should allow for additional growth of the OpenSkies route map as planned and previously announced.
I’m reasonable certain that the planes will switch to the OpenSkies config of Business, Premium Economy and Economy, which should also help them remain solvent, something the all-Biz carriers couldn’t do.
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