DOT to allow Continental to join Star Alliance

Continental Airlines, which has been a part of the SkyTeam group along with Northwest and Delta, announced last year that it would seek to switch to the Star Alliance, which includes United. On Tuesday, the Department of Transportation said it plans to approve the move, although it may seek further conditions to protect competition. Meanwhile, members of another major alliance, which includes British Airways and American Airlines, continue to wait for approval of their antitrust immunity application.

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