US House of Representatives Transportation Committee Chairman James Oberstar (D-Minn.) last week wrote a letter to the Dept. of Justice  to "strongly urge" it to reject the United Airlines/Continental Airlines merger on antitrust grounds. He said the tie-up would be "another domino in the chain" of airline industry consolidation, likely leading to "further consolidation" and less choice for consumers. Oberstar commented that DOJ in 2009 ...

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