American and British Airways, which seek to concentrate their market power with a strategy aimed at business traffic and toward containing capacity, "dominate markets between major U.S. cities and London," especially at London Heathrow, the General Accounting Office stated in a report on the proposed alliance. A full review of the competitive landscape is important, GAO said, with AA/BA's impact to be determined on "whether other airlines can enter these markets under an open-skies ...


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