Business fliers will feel effect of AA-US Airways merger

02/18/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Business travelers may not enjoy a potential merger between American Airlines and US Airways, as it could interrupt regular routines and frequent-flier programs, this feature says. Joe Brancatelli, a business-travel expert, says the merger will result in the elimination of some connecting hubs that are in the same region. "These guys didn't merge to make our lives better," he said. "They merged for their own purposes."

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