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  • iMail , News August 31, 2010

    Justice Department Approves Continental-United Merger

    Late last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) concluded its investigation into the United-Continental merger and cleared the deal of anti-trust issues. A September 17 shareholder vote remains the only major hurdle left for the $3 billion merger. The DOJ concluded its investigation in record time, only requiring Continental to lease 18 pairs of takeoff

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  • iMail , News July 29, 2010

    European Commission OKs United-Continental Merger

    In an indication of how quickly the United-Continental merger is moving, the European Commission this week gave its approval to the $3 billion acquisition, saying they found minimum overlap on trans-Atlantic routes flown by the two carriers. The “unconditional clearance” from European Union regulators is not a pre-condition for approval in the U.S., where the

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  • iMail , News June 15, 2010

    IAM to Testify at United/Continental Merger Hearings

    There are three Congressional hearings scheduled this week to investigate the proposed merger between United Airlines and Continental Airlines. The Machinists Union has been invited to testify at all three hearings to ensure the concerns of 26,000 IAM members at Continental and United are heard. IAM members in the Washington, D.C. area, as well as

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