Wow. US Air upped their original offer to buy Delta by $1.7 billion, for a total of $10.2 billion. Meanwhile, Delta has been fighting the takeover attempt with all its might. It reminds me of the schoolyard antics involving a little boy who showers the object of his affection with gifts and attention, only to have the pig-tailed girl groan “Ewwww!” and shove him away.
Have you seen the “Keep Delta My Delta” site? It’s an interesting campaign that includes a petition, which I’m willing to sign but am not sure it will do much to help.
I don’t know why I feel so fiercely loyal to Delta, but I do. Maybe it ties into the whole I’m from Atlanta thing I posted about recently.
It will be interesting to see how it all shakes out, for sure. Meanwhile, I’m plotting my next SkyMiles-paid getaway….