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American Airlines and US Airways -- an eleven billion dollar deal.
The merger creating the world's biggest airline.
We will be delivering the most value.
Who -- owners.
And the greatest benefits -- our customers.
And our people.
The deal has some hurdles to clear in the meantime it is safe to buy a ticket on either airline each carrier will operate normally as they begin to combine.
That include selling their own tickets and operating their own flights eventually the fully merged carrier will honor all future tickets sold on either airline.
Your frequent flier miles they're safe and we'll eventually be consolidated by the carriers.
Accounts of fliers who have miles -- both airlines will be merged.
Let's say you have some miles with American -- -- with US Airways.
We're gonna go ahead and -- -- mileage balances together and maybe he'll now have an -- pre trip.
When two large airlines combine.
Ticket price will go up so I think in the future that's what we might see the one thing is that.
Prices in certain cities to go -- because you have less competition so will fares go up it's likely on some routes.
At a recent study suggests the two previous big airline mergers haven't produced the price hikes and many had feared.
And proponents of consolidation argue that creating a third big global US airline could help keep fares in check.
By preventing united and delta from using their influence to dictate fares it creates a nice third competitive into larger ones.
So our view is -- increases competition doesn't decrease there's.
The combined airlines expect offer more than 6700.
Daily flights to 56 countries in New York Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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