New American Is Next Chapter In Industry Consolidation

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When US Airways tried to merge with United Airlines in 2010, Continental Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek, called his counterpart at United, Glenn Tilton, to persuade him otherwise. “I did not want him to marry the ugly girl,” Smisek said. “I am much prettier.” Smisek was convincing enough then and has been...

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