What impact do commercial airline mega-mergers have on fares, operations, and the customer experience? Our latest report includes analyses of operational improvements, fares, and the customer experience, with a discussion of the implications of mega-mergers on the future of the airline industry.
The fourth and likely last airline mega-merger in the US was recently approved. Once the merger integration is complete, the largest four airlines and their regional partners will control more than 80 percent of US commercial airline traffic.
In this latest edition of Airline Perspectives, we refreshed our previous analysis on the impact of US airline mega-mergers on fares. We also included new analyses on operational improvements and the customer experience as well as a discussion of the implications of mega-mergers on the future of the airline industry.
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