Fw: USAir Future (was: TWA Retrenchment, but dunno why..)

Rohit Khare (khare@mci.net)
Mon, 30 Jun 1997 00:32:54 -0400

US Airways out of AmEx Membership Rewards in Feb 98. Shit, now I have miles
stranded at BA *and* US as a result of the breakup...
From: Bob Mann <rwmannco@interport.net>
Newsgroups: rec.travel.air,misc.transport.air-industry
Date: Wednesday, June 25, 1997 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: USAir Future (was: TWA Retrenchment, but dunno why..)

>Ed S. wrote:
>> I think
>> the BOD brought on Wolf to do his trick...his "fix it, paint it,
>> sell it" trick....
>> US is for sale, and I think that wolf is the man to do the deal. It
>> is appearing more and more to me that he never intended to do anything
>> else.
>US is a target waiting to be acquired, once "round one" of cost cuts
>occurs. "Second bite of the apple" will be once the deal is announced,
>sweeten the terms.
>American Express announced USAir is leaving Amex' Membership Rewards
>program, as of 01Feb98.
>In addition to all the other signs, this suggests a ??+US deal in late
>1997, with implementation in the early 1998 time frame, and for the buyer
>to be a non-Amex participant.
>Who's that? UA, AA, NW, among others, but not DL or CO (or WN).
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