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  1. AdamH
    AdamH at |

    Yeah I understand the simple math of trying to pry out a premium for O&D traffic, but I don’t get how you have a premium route with so much connecting traffic, at least on the domestic side, that is trying to remain competitive from a pricing perspective across multiple airlines over various other routes.

  2. Golfingboy
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    Everything here makes a lot of sense and from the company’s perspective this is a no-brainer IMO.

    However, the only concern I have is the proposed slot swap, particularly with UA’s strong grip at EWR. This only further excaberates this issue strengthening UA’s monopoly at EWR. Didn’t the DOT raise some concerns about UA’s monopoly at EWR when the investigation about that PANYNJ chair came to light?

    IMO – for the most part, the customers will get the short end of the stick (unless you fly TATL paid J connecting in EWR).

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