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Mergers: What do they do to promote air service?

Continental's board was reported yesterday to be meeting to discuss its possible merger with United. Of more interest to airline customers should be what has happened to the amount of service, and ultimately air fares, when airlines merged in recent years. A very good analysis by veteran columnist Bill McGee was published in USA Today.

Mergers: What do they do to promote air service?

Continental's board was reported yesterday to be meeting to discuss its possible merger with United. Of more interest to airline customers should be what has happened to the amount of service, and ultimately air fares, when airlines merged in recent years. A very good analysis by veteran columnist Bill McGee was published in USA Today.

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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