Earlier this week the Justice Department settled its lawsuit against the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. In order to settle, the airline had to “agree to give up slots at key airports around the country to low-cost competitors“.
With the merger officially going through, American and US Air will now combine to form the world’s largest airline.
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With this weeks big airline news I thought it was best to share an old post related to the topic for this week’s Flashback Friday. The post has an interesting graphic from USA Today (in 2011) which shows the transformation of the airline industry over the past 33 years.