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Up In the Air: Talks to create the World's Largest Airline could Hurt Hopkins

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Continental Airlines board of directors met Wednesday with United Airlines to talk about a merger which would create the world's largest airline.

In the worst case scenario, if the deal goes through, Cleveland would lose its status as a Continental hub.

Hopkins could also lose most of Continental's 22-hundred customer service jobs.

Many frequent fliers aren't happy about the possible merger, "If I ran my business like the airline ran theirs, I'd be out of business."

Continental and United held merger talks in 2008 but Continental ended them.

Both airlines restarted merger discussions earlier this month.

More talks are scheduled for Friday and Saturday. 

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