American Airlines Tag

I try to follow the various recent deals within the US airline sector, and amongst the predictable post-close challenges around union negotiations, booking systems integration etc, this note really caught my eye: Diana Moss, VP of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) recently testified in the US Airways–American Airlines merger review, voicing her concerns about the deal. Alongside the predictable concerns related to market share and the potential to exert anti-competitive behaviour, out came this zinger: “An increasingly important factor in the efficiencies debate is post-merger integration".