| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares.
The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A day after the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the mega-merger of American Airlines and US Airways, attorneys for the carriers called the legal challenge weak and said they are looking forward to battling the government in court.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:03 AM
DALLAS, Texas -- American Airlines grounded 48 of its Boeing 737s late Thursday for a second time to make further fixes after seats became loose mid-flight on several planes.
The announcement came hours after the airline had said it had completed...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:36 AM
My colleague Ken Kaye reports of the local impact of the pending merger.
How will passengers at South Florida’s local airports be affected by the merger?
Initially, they’ll see almost no changes at all, as airline officials anticipate it...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:38 AM
American Airlines will cancel more flights from its daily schedule through mid-November.
"American Airlines is extending its previously announced schedule reductions through the first half of November by approximately 1%," said American spokesman Matt...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Southwest Airlines is grounding dozens of flights Monday, as the airline examines its planes looking for metal fatigue and cracks.
Widespread cracking was found on the skin of the Boeing 737 that made an emergency landing on Friday in Arizona,...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Bankruptcy is bringing income down at American Airlines Inc. parent AMR Corp., as restructuring costs pushed the company into a $1.7-billion loss for the first quarter.
Without the $1.4-billion bankruptcy burden, AMR said its loss would have been $248...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Sometimes when you lose, you actually win. That is the way the parent company of American Airlines is portraying its loss of $69 million, or 29 cents a share, for the last three months of 2010. AMR Corp. noted that......
| Apr 25, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Here's your my-boy-lollipop Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --It used to be that you could at least duck some baggage fees charged by airlines if you prepaid online. But apparently that's a perk that's going away.......
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Prosecutors unsealed an indictment detailing insider-trading charges against one of the kings of American finance, Rajat Gupta, who surrendered to authorities earlier Wednesday morning. A grand jury charged Gupta, the former head of the McKinsey & Co....