My big fat American airline

Jeremy Hobson Feb 14, 2013
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My big fat American airline

Jeremy Hobson Feb 14, 2013
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American Airlines and US Airways have officially announced their long-suspected merger. Together, the companies will become the largest air carrier in the world. The new airline will be called American Airlines and will be based in Fort Worth, Texas. It will be run by the current CEO of US Airways, Doug Parker.

Robert Isom, the COO of US Airways and John Snook, the Senior Vice Presdeint of Customer Service at American Airlines, join Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to talk about the challenges of the coming merger and their hopes for the future.

 

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