A sense of inevitability accompanies the latest set of merger talks between United Airlines and US Airways, but some serious questions from previous attempts to consolidate the two carriers remain unanswered. Add new concerns, including US Airways’ slot-swap agreement with Delta Air Lines and recent antitrust immunizations, and prospects for this proposed marriage become very bleak. Leaders at both airlines are unabashedly fixated with the concept of consolidation, and have only become ...

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