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What we’re reading: Frontier to start charging for carry-ons, airline mergers are not equal, Sky View Observatory ranks in top eleven

Frontier to start charging for carry-ons, airline mergers are not equal, Sky View Observatory ranks in top eleven

Another hub bites the dust — Cleveland. Who’s next?

First Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, then Memphis, now Cleveland, airline hubs are being cut.
By |February 5th, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

Blocking this airline mega-merger is good for travelers

Stopping the transaction will keep airfares affordable and fees in check by maintaining the present level of competition, according to the federal government. It will also give consumers more choices in air travel.

AA and USAir lawyers flail in wake of Justice suit against merger

American Airlines (AA) and US Airways (US) are flailing as they consider what actions to take in the wake of the announcement by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and six State Attorneys General that they are filing a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of their airlines. It is going to be tough going if they try to fight DOJ.
By |August 16th, 2013|Today|5 Comments|

The potential AA/USAir merger — if it ever happens

Should passengers start thinking about a merged USAiways and American Airlines? Any merger will take a long time, but some changes will come sooner than later and the frequent flier tie-ups and awards programs will be some the first to change.
By |September 7th, 2012|Today|6 Comments|

What we’re reading: Hotel points need stayers, airline mergers, FAA action on rules

Hotel reward programs battle for members, ALPA chief says mergers are inevitable, lawmakers press FAA to act on proposals
By |February 26th, 2010|Today|1 Comment|

Is mating season over for the airline industry?

So much for merger mania. Only last week the United Airlines/US Airways merger was a "done deal" and Delta/Northwest was already married. Now, reality is sinking in.

Pilots often key to smooth mergers

US Airways and America West merged in 2005, but the pilots for the combined airline are still at odds over seniority.
By |March 4th, 2008|Today|0 Comments|