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AA and US Airways merger puts further pressure on aviation carriers

25 February 2013

The currently profitable but hard-pressed airline aviation market is likely to face an additional squeeze if the agreed merger of American Airlines and US Airways goes through, market sources suggest.

The proposed merger will create the largest single airline in the world with an estimated pro-forma average hull fleet value of almost $40bn (see table).

Whilst cost savings and synergies at the merged entity would be likely to shrink the final fleet value, it would still almost certainly produce the...


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