publisher said:Nice but misses the original question....
The question is the business worth or value as an independant entity
skydiverdriver said:I think Delta learned a lot from the strike, but not the fact that they shouldnt' own their most profitable division, but that they should treat them better, for everyone's benefit.
An airline that has contracts with American and is not restricted from flying for others is worth considerably more than one which is
A closed ended airline restricted from growth depending on what is going on at American and has contract provisions that can send people from American to it at will.
In the first, the value is marketable to others, in the second only as a valued part of American.