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GAO: Airline merger to cost fliers

1,665 routes would have one less option, Senate told

Posted: June 21, 2013 at 3:33 a.m.

A US Airways Group Inc. jet takes off at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., in February. Competition on more than 1,600 routes would be reduced if the American Airlines and US Airways merger is approved, a government review said.

A government review of the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways found that it would reduce competition on 1,665 routes traveled by more than 53 million passengers.

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Business, Pages 28 on 06/21/2013

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