Susanna Ray

Susanna Ray
Articles
Post-Merger Integration Paying Off For U.S. Carriers
Major U.S. airlines discover integration benefits
U.S. Airlines Expect Higher Profits In 2014 

Now that the last of the big three mergers is finally done, the U.S. majors have to make 2014 the year of implementation and integration. American and US Airways, only weeks into their new coexistence, are at the beginning of a journey that—as United Airlines and Continental Airlines have found—can be extremely difficult.

‘New’ American Likely To Launch In Mid-December
American and US Airways merger nears; consolidation will likely continue.
Fees Help U.S. Carriers Log Four Consecutive Profitable Years
Even Southwest may abandon its bags fly free policy
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