Airline Consolidation and Your Summer Vacation

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Summer is fast approaching, and so is the merger between Northwest and Delta airlines. We'll discuss what the merger could mean for travelers — and whether it's still possible to snag a low fare to your next destination.

Dean Foust, Atlanta bureau chief for Business Week, explains why the Delta-Northwest merger could mean the end of cheap flights, and The New York Times' 'Practical Traveler' columnist Michelle Higgins gives tips on preparing for summer travel.

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