United Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Glenn Tilton told employees in a letter that he and Continental Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Smisek will head an "integration planning team" that will begin laying the groundwork for combining the two airlines. UA and CO announced earlier this month that they had reached agreement on a merger to create the world's largest airline by RPKs, serving 370 destinations in 59 countries with 692 mainline aircraft (ATWOnline, ...

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