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Exposed: How airline mergers get muscled through in Washington

With the Justice Department’s antitrust division expected to decide any day now whether the proposed Alaska Airlines-Virgin America merger meets its standards for competition, a fascinating new investigative article exposes how American Airlines and US Airways used raw lobbying power and political connections to override DOJ’s initial rejection of their 2013 merger. Anyone who’s followed […] The post Exposed: How airline mergers get muscled through in Washington appeared first on TravelSkills.
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