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Economist Criticizes Airline Merger Lawsuit
They say the merger would result in fare and fee hikes from reduced competition. But Mittelstaedt isn’t buying it.
“They’re going to have a hard time competing against a very big Delta-Northwest and a very big United Continental,” Mittelstaedt said.
He expects the two airlines to reach an agreement with the feds that will satisfy their objections to the merger.