Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares An AP investigation has found that the fewer the airlines that serve an airport, the costlier its flights are. Recent mergers have cut the number of major U.S. air carriers from nine to four.
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Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares

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Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares

Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares

Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares

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An AP investigation has found that the fewer the airlines that serve an airport, the costlier its flights are. Recent mergers have cut the number of major U.S. air carriers from nine to four.