TITLE

Issues Raised by the Proposed Merger of United and Continental Airlines

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/27/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the proposed merger of United Airlines Inc. and Continental Airlines Inc. The study uses the information for the GAO's 2008 and 2009 reports concerning the airline industry to identify the factors that drive airlines mergers. It cites some issues associated with the merger including the adverse effect on the airline industry competition, increases in market concentration, and competitive benefits.
ACCESSION #
51301628

 

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