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Reader Mail : Should American Airlines & US Airways Merge Next?

This week’s reader mail comes from Jaime, from Elk Grove, IL. Following the announcement this week that United Airlines and Continental Airlines will merge, Jamie asks “The United States will now be home to the two largest airlines in the world once United and Continental merge, should American Airlines and US Airways merge next?” Well…

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United & Continental Airlines Merger & The New Airline Branding

Rather than be an analyst regarding the United Airlines & Continental Airlines merger, and address United Airlines’ failed merger talks with US Airways in an attempt to draw Continental Airlines into merger talks; the fluctuating stock values of both airlines; fleet commonality issues; the incompatibility between fleet engine types, the Department of Justice approval process…

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One Year Ago Today The World’s Largest Airline Was Created

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 29/10/2009 – One Year Ago Today The World’s Largest Airline Was Created This week the landscape of US airlines changed, as did international airline alliances, and this change was cemented a year ago today.  One year ago today the United States Department of Justice approved the purchase of Northwest Airlines…

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Continental Airlines Joins Star Alliance

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 27/10/2009 – Continental Airlines Joins Star Alliance Its been quite some time in the making, but as the sun rises over Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) this morning the former Continental Airlines SkyTeam alliance logos have been taken down and a shiny Boeing 757 sits in a hanger painted in…

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Guess who co-authored the “First comprehensive Guide to Airline Social Media strategies”

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 08/09/2009 – Guess who co-authored the “First comprehensive Guide to Airline Social Media strategies” …well the full headline from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation as of right now is “First comprehensive Guide to Airline Social Media strategies released” Still taking a guess at who co-authored it? If you guessed…

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Should US Senators Step In When An Airline Stops Service To An Airport?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 13/05/2009 – Should US Senators Step In When An Airline Stops Service To An Airport? This past week Continental Airlines announced it would be halting its service between New York’s Ithaca-Tompkins County Airport (ITH) and its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), in New Jersey. Continental Airlines only entered…

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The Airline Of The Year Is…

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 05/04/2009 – The Airline Of The Year Is… On an unlikely day last week, April Fools Day, the airline industry gathered in Hamburg Germany, to find out whom SkyTrax would name as the ‘Airline of the Year.‘ SkyTrax received more than 16.2 million completed surveys from frequent flyers, representing passengers…

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