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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 11, 2013

It’s been a respectfully quiet day for official airline news this 12th anniversary of the tragic events on September 11, 2001. Here’s a brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Late yesterday, United Airlines and Air Canada initiated an airfare hike, the 11th such attempt of 2013. I have a feeling Delta…

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Bugger Off DOJ, Allow the American Airlines-US Airways Merger

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, the U.S. Department of Justice, several states and the District of Columbia have filed litigation to stop the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways. Almost no one saw this coming so late in the process, especially since other major airlines have successfully merged recently, including Delta-Northwest, United-Continental and Southwest-AirTran.…

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Why an American-US Airways merger worries me

In my daily Google alert email for American Airlines, I see multiple articles about the ever-increasing possibility that US Airways will be successful in making a bid for American. And deep in my gut, I think it’s gonna happen. I have absolutely no insight into the economics of such a merger, but if I were…

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