Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Business traveler's revolt: One sues to stop merger

The natives are growing restless. A group of 50 air travelers, mostly business people, filed suit in San Francisco in an effort stop the merger of United and Continental because of what the plaintiffs (and a few members of Congress and an untold number of consumers) say will be its anti-competitive result. One of the plaintiffs is from Las Vegas, and here's a local newspaper story about the suit.

Business traveler's revolt: One sues to stop merger

The natives are growing restless. A group of 50 air travelers, mostly business people, filed suit in San Francisco in an effort stop the merger of United and Continental because of what the plaintiffs (and a few members of Congress and an untold number of consumers) say will be its anti-competitive result. One of the plaintiffs is from Las Vegas, and here's a local newspaper story about the suit.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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