Continental and Virgin Atlantic, two carriers with a lot to lose if the sweeping alliance between American and British Airways goes forward, spoke out against the deal yesterday and took steps to try to stop it. A Continental delegation headed by Chief Executive Gordon Bethune visited DOT Secretary Federico Pena with a list of conditions the carrier believes must be imposed to protect its ability to compete in critical international markets. Unlike other American rivals, such as United, ...


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