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Old Jan 27, 16, 8:30 am
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nunusguy
 
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Originally Posted by ndhapple View Post
Why now?!? These guys apparently didn't have much a problem with $MI/J underperforming the industry massively for half a decade.

And "strategic alternatives" is usually Wall Street language for mergers and acquisitions, but with who? Delta, American and Southwest would have no interest. Virgin America, JetBlue and Alaska would all result in anti-trust lawsuits.
If the gigantic UAL/CAL and AA/United-Airways combos didn't provoke an anti-trust response from the Feds, why would it if it involved much smaller carriers like JB or Alaskan ?
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