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The politics of the British Airways-American Airlines alliance


Fort Worth’s Mayor, Mike Moncrief, weighed in last week to support British Airways’ proposed operational merger with American Airlines. "Our world is shrinking, and that has a lot to do with the airline industry,” he says. Neighbouring Dallas Mayor, Tom Leppert, also thinks it is a good idea: "At a time when airlines are severely challenged by fuel costs and capacity cuts, this gives them the opportunity to work together and share revenues and costs on transatlantic routes." [705 words]

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