Continental and United: United or Untied?

A proposed alliance between Continental Airlines and United Airlines is being opposed by the United States Department of Justice.

The Department of Justice is hesitant to grant “broad antitrust immunity for Continental Airlines to join United Airlines and other members of the Star Alliance,” of which Continental Airlines intends to become a member later this year after departing from being a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, as was previously publicly announced.

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