Why Hotels May Want To Think Twice About An Orbitz Boycott
The decision by American Airlines and its merger partner US Airways to drop Orbitz is based on one word: power. They have it as a result of the consolidation that’s taken place over the past several years in the airline industry. We are now down to four major carriers controlling 85 percent of all domestic air travel. That has left little competition in certain markets where these carriers have their hubs or a major presence.