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Old Aug 27, 10, 4:13 pm   #1
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DOJ Approves UA/CO Merger [And WN is coming to EWR]

DOJ Department of Justice approves UA/CO Merger Today..Congrats Mr.Smisek!
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Old Aug 27, 10, 4:15 pm   #2
  
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DOJ Department of Justice approves UA/CO Merger Today..Congrats Mr.Smisek!
+1 Now we can start moving forward =)
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Old Aug 27, 10, 4:20 pm   #3
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Old Aug 27, 10, 4:25 pm   #4
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Good news for CAK flyers.
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Good, now we can move on with this. Hopefully it goes better than the reciprocation of upgrading.

Also, I'm sure there is no connection between this announcement and the earlier one today about WN's landing slots at EWR.
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Here's an article on the approval:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/28/bu.../28air.html?hp
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Congratulations and Best Wishes to all.
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Old Aug 27, 10, 5:54 pm   #8
  
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I'm excited to see the changes, and hope that flyers, employees and investors all benefit.
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Also, I'm sure there is no connection between this announcement and the earlier one today about WN's landing slots at EWR.
Unsurprisingly there is. http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/p...Top+Stories%29
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So what about the news reports that the two airlines may remain separate for another year?
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So what about the news reports that the two airlines may remain separate for another year?
Going the DL route.

Both airlines are going into a holding company while operations are merged together over the next year.
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Old Aug 27, 10, 6:01 pm   #12
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Going the DL route.

Both airlines are going into a holding company while operations are merged together over the next year.
It's really the only option with two operations as large as these.
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Old Aug 27, 10, 6:03 pm   #13
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It's really the only option with two operations as large as these.
and better then the US/AW debacle.
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might be a good time to apply for the Chase CO MasterCard before they axe it.....
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Let's hope this goes down smoother than the DL/NW rough landing.
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