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    United and Continental Merging...

    Anyone out there that is an airline industry enthusiast? I see the merger of United and Continental as being a sad moment! Looks like we will still have United in the "friendly skies" but no more United emblem or colors! Going to an airport when I was growing up I used to see aircraft of all colors and brands...now we pretty much see United, Delta or American. I do not like the new look for "United"!

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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    The new logo just looks wrong, having seen both seperatly


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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    This has "WRONG" plastered all over it. About as "WRONG" as seeing Delta's logo plastered all over MSP...


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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    Continental just lost a customer. I've never had good experience with United and will not fly with them.



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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    This has "WRONG" plastered all over it. About as "WRONG" as seeing Delta's logo plastered all over MSP...
    I completely agree with your assessment! I can't get used to seeing Delta at MSP so prominently! It is like flying through St Louis and not finding any reference to TWA (or Ozark for that matter)!



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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    This has "WRONG" plastered all over it. About as "WRONG" as seeing Delta's logo plastered all over MSP...
    The odd part to me is the signage on 494 that now refers to Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 instead of the Lindbergh and Humphrey Terminals.


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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    Can someone please tell me what "$1.0 billion to $1.2 billion in net annual synergies" and "$200 million and $300 million of net annual cost synergies" means? Is that cost elimination or reduction? Is it asset related? I have never seen such a high level press release so Dilbertized as this one!


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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    They should call the new airline "CON-U"



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    Re: United and Continental Merging...

    Quote Originally Posted by CYKXBUT View Post
    They should call the new airline "CON-U"



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