Possible Airline Merger Could Spark Bond-Funded Expansions

Higginbotham, Stacey
March 2001
Bond Buyer;03/12/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31094, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that a possible merger between United States airline companies US Airways Group Inc. and United Airlines Inc. could lead to a bond-financed expansion. Total amount in outstanding debt secured by residual use and lease agreements between the Allegheny County Airport Authority and the airlines; Concerns of opponents that the merger would result in decreased competition among airlines in the East Coast.


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