In the airline business, post-merger integrations are multiyear affairs, making it impossible to pinpoint when two combining carriers become one. In the case of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, the history books will note sometime in 2018 as when the two airlines began to look and feel like one. Among the year’s key milestones: integrated airport operations, a single reservations system and the all-important single operating certificate. With most of the integration done, 2019 ...

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