Old Apr 12, 17, 10:35 am
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Michael D
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
I've read several articles in the past few days which identify the BE fare as indicative of the airline's contempt for its customers.

But you'd think they'd make this part of the PR campaign if there was a connection.
My impression was BE was toted as a tool to compete with low cost carriers to the investors and increase revenues. As such dying silently in the night would be a good death for UAL investor relations.

BE discount is/was not really large enough to be competitive with the lccs.

As with PQD, PQM; PQS, those upset with BE have already been considered to be too small a market segment and already written off.
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