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 ...

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