- American, Delta, and United Airlines have long accused Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways of receiving $50 billion in government subsidies.
- Delta CEO Ed Bastian told Business Insider that the three Middle Eastern carriers cannot be treated as a monolith.
- All three Middle Eastern carriers have differing business models and are dealing with different challenges.
The on-going feud between America’s three major legacy airlines and their three Middle Eastern rivals has been one of biggest stories in aviation over the past few years.
From the beginning, American, Delta, and United (US3) have accused Emirates, Etihad, read more >>>