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Continental_Northwest Settlement - For Or Against!  
User currently offlineCdfmxtech From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1341 posts, RR: 24
Posted (15 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1142 times:

What do you think of the proposed Continental - Northwest Airlines settlement. Continental would essentially regain its independence, yet the carriers would retain their partnership. The threat of an NWA takeover would no longer be...

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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3761 posts, RR: 40
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User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4661 posts, RR: 31
Reply 2, posted (15 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1134 times:

The settlement gets the job done. The settlement isn't ideal, I would have liked to see Northwest divest all Continental stock. But they divested enough to ensure Continental's independence, and to my surprise they quickly arrived at a split-the-difference figure on the share price. And NW and CO can still operate their code-share alliance, which doesn't seem to me anti-competitive. Ownership, not alliance, was the problem.


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