Imagine, If You Will, An Ordinary Industry

A month before Lufthansa Group will add 16 euro to fares booked through GDSs, many think the company is bluffing. They expect the parties to settle on terms and return the status quo. But what if they're wrong and an alternate universe awaits?

First of all, after Sept. 1 Lufthansa's airlines will be that much less price-competitive for 70 percent of its customers. A 16-euro difference may not be so great in transatlantic business class. Between Germany and the United Kingdom, it's a different story. There's . . .

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Jay Campbell

Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.