Air Pricing Complexity: Good For Business

With Delta's and US Airways' troubles this week grabbing headlines, some corporate travel distributors are downplaying the impact on them of possible liquidations by network carriers. It has happened many times before, they say. But while the near-term impact is minimal, both the cause and the effect of such activity--inability to compete with low-cost carriers--is playing a huge role in the evolution of travel distribution. This is not necessarily good for middlemen.

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