Saturday, September 5, 2015

Airline mergers, part ..... (a continuing theme)

The Inquirer's Linda Loyd has done a longer article on airline analyst Bob McAdoo's comments, posted under this same headline here on Tuesday, about what US Airways' PHL hub could do for American were the two to merge. Read on here ....

Airline mergers, part ..... (a continuing theme)

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The Inquirer's Linda Loyd has done a longer article on airline analyst Bob McAdoo's comments, posted under this same headline here on Tuesday, about what US Airways' PHL hub could do for American were the two to merge. Read on here ....

In another development, missed earlier this week, United and Continental said thay may try to reach integration agreements with employee labor groups before completing a planned, hoped-for merger. More ...

And United CEO Glenn Tilton expressed optimism that the deal with Continental would be approved by federal regulators.

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