A fortuitous leak to the New York Times in early April about United Airlines’ merger talks with US Airways has prompted Continental Airlines to broker a deal that, if approved, will create the world’s largest airline with a combined mainline fleet of almost 700 aircraft flying 144 million passengers each year to 370 destinations in 59 countries. The merger will combine the two airlines under a holding company called United Continental, with the operating unit retaining the United ...


"Leaks And Phone Calls Produce Deal To Create World’s Largest Airline" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.