Exhale, United frequent fliers. Your Economy Plus isn’t going anywhere. Rejoice, Continental frequent fliers. You’re getting Economy Plus! After United merged with Continental a few months ago, and Continental’s management...

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Downgraded: Moscow For the sixth year in a row, Moscow has the most expensive hotel rates in the world for business travelers. The average Moscow rate fell 12 percent to 13,250 rubles ($452). Fell. Upgraded: Flights from NYC to Tokyo American...

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United has offered up an innovative new spin on cashing in frequent flier miles: “Weekend Saver” discounts. But is it worth spending your miles on this? The concept is essentially the same as their e-fares: For last-minute reservations...

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United and Continental, though merged as a corporate entity, are still operating as two separate airlines, with two separate licenses from the federal government. And of more immediate importance to the frequent traveler, they still maintain two...

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Southwest has agreed to lease 18 take-off/landing slot pairs at Newark Airport from United and Continental. The deal is a function of the CO-UA merger, which, if it were approved without conditions, would solidify Continental’s grip on...

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So United and Continental got an unconditional green light from the European Union to merge their operations. This was hardly a surprise — the antitrust review by the U.S. government is far more relevant, given the greater domestic...

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