PatrickZ80 wrote:PS as others have said already, the TATL market is a bloodbath right now with extremely heavy competition and rock bottom fares. Impossible to make any money on. Besides that, I wouldn't base your airline in the UK if I were you. There's the Brexit coming up which is making things difficult since nobody knows how things will work out. Besides that, the UK has an APD (tax) on air tickets which makes them more expensive than in other countries so the UK is not exactly the most attractive country to fly from.
Sure, if you really want to start an airline there's got to be a niche to be filled somewhere but it'll be very difficult. You need to have a perfect understanding of how things work and what regulations you need to follow, and that's complicated to say at least. And then of course there's the matter of money, which you'll need lots and lots of. Not trying to discourage you, but just making sure you don't start anything you can't handle.
Some good replies guys but our future high flying billionaire entrepreneur hasn't responded.
spacecadet wrote:While I don't think it's a *bad* strategy to seek out the wisdom of the crowd, I also think that if your first step is asking a public forum how to start an airline, then it's probably not going to be the right vocation for you.
Starting an airline takes serious money; the kind held by people who already have the kinds of connections (including those with knowledge, or at least their own connections to knowledge) to start a venture like this. They wouldn't need to ask for help on a public forum. The fact that you're asking here suggests, to me anyway, that you probably don't have the types of connections, or the money, you're going to need to really get this going.
albertocsc wrote:unless I win the lottery
Varsity1 wrote:Most posters on A.net cannot read an approach plate,
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