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Airlines Industry / United-US Airways Merger / New Airline #634631

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) The plans for United Airlines to buy United States Airways featured. [Passenger Michael WOOD - says choices will be limited.] [US Airways Chairman Stephen WOLF - says United will freeze fares for two years.] [Rothschild Investments Airline analyst Jack HUNTER - says United wants a globalized network.] [Charlotte, North Carolina, city council member Lynn WHEELER - says an airline hub has been important.] [Travel agent Nancy CUTLER - says convenience may have a price.] ["Today" travel editor Peter GREENBERG - explains how United can get around price freezes.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Kelly O'Donnell) The formation of a new airline, Washington, DC Air, by Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson reported. [JOHNSON - talks about buying the airline.] [Radio show host Tom JOYER - says one black person's success opens the doors for others.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
O'Donnell, Kelly

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