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United, Continental officially merging

May 3, 2010
The merger of the two carriers will create the world's largest airline in a deal worth over $3 billion. Brett Neely reports.
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United by name, Continental by logo

May 3, 2010
To demonstrate the union of airlines United and Continental as a "merger of equals," the company planes will represent both carriers in a special...
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United, Continental Airlines to merge

Apr 30, 2010
United and Continental Airlines have been talking about a merger for years, and now they could officially join forces as soon as Monday. The deal would create the world's biggest carrier. Jennifer Collins reports.
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New airline rule fines $25K for delays

Apr 29, 2010
A new airline rule says that carriers will be fined more than $25,000 per passenger if they're kept waiting on the tarmac for more than three hours. But some experts say that doesn't address inadequacies in the system. Alisa Roth reports.
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Euro airlines dread paying for volcano

Apr 22, 2010
With flights once again taking off in Europe, some airlines are worrying about what required passenger compensation will do to their bottom lines. Some low-budget carriers are openly criticizing the requirement. Stephen Beard reports.
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Costs huge as flights take off in Europe

Apr 20, 2010
Airports in Europe are allowing flights to take off again as the plume of volcanic ash becomes less of a threat. But early estimates project a cost of $1.5 billion to the airlines. Stephen Beard reports.
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Iceland volcano eruption clouds air, economy

Apr 19, 2010
A massive ash cloud spreading across Europe from Iceland's erupting volcano is expected to cost the global economy billions before the air clears...
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Airline merger may hurt hubs

Apr 16, 2010
Continental and United are said to be in merger talks. That could be bad news for passengers in cities like Cleveland. Brett Neely reports.
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Euro flights still down on volcanic ash

Apr 16, 2010
Flights are still grounded in Europe as the plume of volcanic ash from Iceland continues cloud the skies. Stacey Vanek-Smith gets the latest on the situation from Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
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United luring Continental for merger?

Apr 16, 2010
Last week there was merger talk in the air for United and U.S. Airways, but it seems United's real target may have been Continental. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson about what makes the deal so attractive for the two carriers.
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