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What is a subsidiary airline?

Question #53834. Asked by joezhou300.

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An airline that is owned by a larger, more recognizable airline. Comair is a subsidiary of Delta Airlines, and American Eagle is a subsidiary of American Airlines.

Jan 09 2005, 1:55 PM
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It's an airline controlled by another airline. When control or ownership is not shared, it is termed a wholly owned subsidiary.

BTW- American Eagle is not owned American. Both AA & Eagle are wholly owned subsidiaries of AMR Corp.

May 01 2006, 12:46 AM
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