Life Is Too Short To Fly Coach!

And Then There Were 3 (Or 4, If You Count Southwest). American-US Airways Merger Official

Though pretty much a foregone conclusion at this point, the AMR bankruptcy judge officially signed off on the antitrust settlement between American Airlines/US Airways and the DOJ.

I had seen an interesting graphic the Wall Street Journal prepared a few weeks ago but forgot to post it, so today’s “news” seemed like a good excuse.  Here’s the link, it’s just shy of a 2 minute walk down deregulated airline history lane.  Click on Animation: Airline Mergers

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  1. Scottrick
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    I like that they use the United logo throughout, rather than making the UA logo disappear and the CO logo persist. Even if it doesn’t represent the practical result of the merger…

    • pizzainmotion
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      If I was having a quote of the week contest, Scott, this would win hands down.

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