Metrojet: Will This Short Hauler Fly?

It insists that it can profitably coexist with Southwest

Employees at Southwest Airlines Co. know the drill by now. When US Airways Group Inc. launches its new low-fare, no-frills MetroJet operation on June 1, it will be the fourth time in five years that a major carrier has started an "airline within an airline" to counter low-cost Southwest.

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