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Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Merger Hits Some Turbulence as Closing Date Delayed

    Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Merger Hits Some Turbulence as Closing Date Delayed

MIAMI — The merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America may be hitting some turbulence. The two airlines have agreed to delay their merger in order to allow the U.S.

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Alaska Airlines Considering to Keep Virgin America Brand Name After Merger

    Alaska Airlines Considering to Keep Virgin America Brand Name After Merger

MIAMI — Alaska Airlines CEO, Brad Tilden, commented that there is still debate whether both brands, Alaska and Virgin America, should be kept separated. The Seattle Times reports. The Seattle-based

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The Good, Bad & Ugly of Virgin America

    The Good, Bad & Ugly of Virgin America

MIAMI — Virgin America is now in its waning days, after it was purchased by Alaska Airlines. Thought the deal is still pending regulatory approval, Virgin’s days as an independent carrier

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Alaska Airlines Buys Virgin America

    Alaska Airlines Buys Virgin America

MIAMI — Alaska Airlines has beaten out low-cost carrier (LCC) JetBlue and won a bid to acquire Virgin America, the nation’s ninth largest airline. Alaska’s bid for Virgin America is reportedly

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It’s Official: Alaska Airlines, Virgin America to Merge

    It’s Official: Alaska Airlines, Virgin America to Merge

MIAMI — Alaska Air Group, parent of Alaska Airlines (AS), has announced today that it has reached a deal to

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Is Another Southwest Merger on the Frontier?

    Is Another Southwest Merger on the Frontier?

MIAMI — Last December, Southwest Airlines finally wrapped up its lengthy integration process with AirTran Airways, fully drawing the merger to

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AirwaysNews High Flyer Interview: Henry Harteveldt on the Significance of AA/US Integration Day & Cutover

    AirwaysNews High Flyer Interview: Henry Harteveldt on the Significance of AA/US Integration Day & Cutover

MIAMI— Henry Harteveldt is one of the travel industry’s most well-known and respected analysts and advisors. After nearly 12 years

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Lessons Learned? AA/US CRS Integration & Cutover Coming This Weekend

    Lessons Learned? AA/US CRS Integration & Cutover Coming This Weekend

MIAMI— A well-effected merger integration day should be completely transparent to the traveler. American Airlines gets to put that theory

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Irish Government Set to Sell Aer Lingus Stake

    Irish Government Set to Sell Aer Lingus Stake

MIAMI — Negotiations over the future of Aer Lingus appear to be nearing the finish line as the Irish government

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Next to Disappear? Potential U.S. Airline Mergers Analyzed

    Next to Disappear? Potential U.S. Airline Mergers Analyzed

MIAMI — Eastern. TWA. Braniff. Northwest. Pan Am. There are more defunct airlines in US history than there are current

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