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This merger is taking a big airline down

May 15th, 2015 by

Let's just say US Airways won't be booking a return trip in October


A two-year old merger is sending a 75-year-old airline packing. But consumers need not worry over what this will mean for their own travel plans, according to MSN Money. Since the parent company American Airlines already controls the soon-to-be-defunct US Airways, fares shouldn't be impacted much.

Whether that's a good thing or not - it's yet to be determined.

Gentle landings 

Mergers in the space since 2005 have already wiped out five major airlines, with now just four airlines controlling 80 percent of the market. 

If that sounds like a lot - it's because it is. Both fares and fees have been on the incline across the board - perhaps begging the question: Just what is the deal with airplane food, anyway?

On second thought, we wouldn't exactly call it a "deal..."

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MSN Money: US Airways likely to stop flying this fall


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