Associated Press photo

Associated Press photo

A prominent aviation consultant says once American Airlines completes its merger with US Airways, direct air service between Roanoke and Dallas is likely within 18 months. American plans to absorb all US Airways operations by October. Michael Boyd, President of Boyd Group International, says it should be “all positive for Roanoke in all respects.” WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

05-18 American Merger Wrap-WEB