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  • American Airlines -- US Airways merger: good for air travelers?

    American Airlines -- US Airways merger: good for air travelers?
    The long-rumored merger between American Airlines and US Airways appeared to move a step closer early this month when Tom Horton, American's chief executive, announced that the two carriers were in "discussions" and that a decision would be made "within a...
  • Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?

    Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?
    The proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways may not be a done deal, even if almost everyone is behaving as if it were. Although the combination, which would create the world's largest airline, has pushed back from the gate, it's still...
  • American-US Airways merger: Why worry?

    American-US Airways merger: Why worry?
    Although some potential barriers remain -- mainly getting the necessary financial and legal barriers -- nobody seriously expects that American Airlines and US Airways will not complete their merger. Although the hard part of actually combining the two...
  • American Airlines merger -- a done deal?

    American Airlines merger -- a done deal?
    The merger of American Airlines and US Air is a done deal, claims most of the trade press; it's just a matter of time and working around a few ego barriers. Certainly, most of the "stakeholders" seem to want it, including US Airways, the main airline...
  • The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose

    The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice essentially caved on its attempt to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It extracted a few face-saving concessions, declared victory and then folded its tent. The merger will now almost...
  • What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal

    What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal
    Depending on whom you talk to, Travelocity's unexpected announcement last month that it has reached a strategic marketing agreement with longtime rival Expedia will either create a dominant new Internet travel agency, give consumers access to more hotel...
  • The big merger: Fluff or fact?

    The big merger: Fluff or fact?
    The Department of Justice move to shelve the American-US Airways merger surprised just about everybody in the business. And it unleashed a flood of facts, opinions pretending to be facts and outright fluff into the public discourse. Here's my attempt to...
  • Airline mergers are good for airlines and fares, study concludes

    Airline mergers are good for airlines and fares, study concludes
    The nation’s airline industry has undergone so many mergers in the last decade that just four airlines and their regional carriers control more than 80% of all domestic air traffic. And despite warnings from consumer advocates, the merger mania is...
  • American Airlines takes key step in merger with US Airways

    American Airlines takes key step in merger with US Airways
    A month after the merger of American Airlines and US Airways became official, the new carrier took steps Tuesday to give passengers access to the loyalty rewards programs and airport lounges for the two airlines. Airline officials said the merger that...
  • American, US Airways merger clears another hurdle

    American, US Airways merger clears another hurdle
    A deal announced nine months ago to merge two of the nation's biggest carriers to create the world's largest airline has cleared another key hurdle. The merger of American Airlines and US Airways received approval Wednesday from the U.S. bankruptcy...
  • Comcast calls Time Warner Cable merger 'pro-consumer.' Really?

    So will Comcast's roughly $45-billion merger with Time Warner Cable be good for consumers? To no one's surprise, Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts said Thursday that the answer is a resounding yes. Consumers will be the big winners here, he said....