The US airline industry is taking stock of US Airways Group's $8 billion takeover bid for bankrupt Delta Air Lines (ATWOnline, Nov. 16), a deal that would reshape the landscape of the world's largest commercial aviation market but must overcome significant hurdles before coming to fruition. Delta management, for one, is opposed to the transaction and has vowed to press ahead with filing its own reorganization plan in bankruptcy court, which it has the exclusive right to do until Feb. 15. ...

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