Does Alaska Air buyout of Hawaiian Vacations create illegal monopoly?

The Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG) is asking Alaska’s Attorney General to investigate the recent acquisition of Hawaiian Vacations by Alaska Airlines. AKPIRG executive Director Steve Cleary says under Alaska law any merger or acquisition that may substantially lessen competition or create a monopoly is illegal.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage