Continental-United Airlines Merger Could 'Send Airfares Skyward'

Airline passengers across the country should brace for higher ticket prices and fewer flight options if the merger of United and Continental goes through, analysts say. The merger announced today still has to clear regulatory approval. The combo would create the world's largest carrier and unseat Delta Air Lines, which recently completed its merger with Northwest. The airline, which would take United's name, would theoretically eliminate redundant routes and would have more control over...Full Story
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