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Passengers cheer inquiry into 'captive markets' of US airlines

Issue of capacity, or seat availability, is a focus of probe by Justice Dept

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An analyst says "the fact that you have 4 super carriers controlling over 80% of the market certainly is a reason for concern".

New York

AS the manager of her husband's rock band, Jill Meniketti has booked many flights over the past 12 years.

She used to buy tickets for the San Francisco-based band, Y&T, two months in advance; now she makes it three to ensure seats for the eight-member entourage. Even