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Airline mergers have already increased fares

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NEW YORK — The government is putting its foot down on rising airfares and fees by blocking the latest airline merger — but for fliers, it’s already too late.

The past decade has seen the largest transformation of the airline industry in a generation. Prior to 2005, there were nine major U.S. airlines. Today, just five.

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