The BBC's Kim Ghattas opens her reporter’s notebook. There are details of hundreds of thousands of miles traveled by Secretaries of State, most recently John Kerry.
US Airways and American Airlines merger moves closer to actuality
A done deal. That's how Arizona Senator Jeff Flake
describes the merger between Tempe-based US Airways and Texas-based American
Airlines. Flake was asked if
“I understand economics and economies of scale, and I don’t know if anybody believes that for one specific location,” Flake said. “Overall the merger will be a good thing for the airline.”
The Justice Department is currently reviewing the deal. Airline officials maintain the combination will be more efficient, lessening the likelihood of higher air fares.