This Week on BNET (July 13 – 17)

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American, BNET, Continental, Frontier, Lufthansa, Mergers/Finance, Republic, United

DOT Approves Continental/United/Lufthansa/Air Canada Antitrust Immunity with Limited Carveouts
The alliance has been approved. I’ve got details on why, but what will happen with American and BA?

Republic Gets Court Approval to Buy Frontier, But It’s Not a Done Deal
Republic moved one step closer to buying Frontier, but it’s not done yet.

Alaska Details Interesting Gains and Losses
Alaska put out its forward-looking guidance, and there were some interesting tidbits to review.

American Kicks Off Earnings Season
American was the first to walk the plank with Q2 earnings, and no, they weren’t good. We expected that, of course, but it’s still painful to watch.

Continental CEO Larry Kellner Walks Away
Continental CEO Larry Kellner is hanging up his wings for a more earth-bound job.

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