Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines have launched formal merger negotiations, US Rep. and House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James Oberstar (D.-Minn.) told the Star Tribune. "Northwest sees a benefit to them of a merger with Delta," Oberstar said, adding that NWA executives said "there is little route overlap and not a significant effect on competition, which I disagree with." The Congressman confirmed DL is looking at United as well (ATWOnline, Jan. 15), and ...

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