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  • Airlines' attorneys eager to fight U.S. over merger

    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. The Justice...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    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...
  • Mayors call on Justice Department to drop airline-merger lawsuit

    Mayors call on Justice Department to drop airline-merger lawsuit
    The mayors of six cities and a county with major airline hubs are lobbying the U.S. Justice Department to drop its opposition to a merger of American Airlines and US Airways. The mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia; Dallas; Fort Worth; Phoenix;...
  • Attorney general lays groundwork for airline merger settlement

    If American Airlines and US Airways divest themselves from "key" airports, the U.S. Department of Justice may be willing to drop its challenge to a merger plan for the airlines. That is the word from U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., who said the...
  • Widespread Cracks Found On Southwest Jet, Grounding Several Planes Monday

    Widespread Cracks Found On Southwest Jet, Grounding Several Planes Monday
    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,...
  • St. Louis Airport Takes First Flights Since Tornado

    St. Louis Airport Takes First Flights Since Tornado
    Flights began landing at St. Louis' tornado-battered airport on Saturday night, a spokesman said, after an all-out effort to repair the damage from a storm that also wrecked houses, tossed cars and knocked out power. A preliminary count showed at least...
  • American Airlines parent loses $1.7 billion, to cut 1,200 jobs

    American Airlines parent loses $1.7 billion, to cut 1,200 jobs
    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...
  • AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy

    AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy
    American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs. AMR had been the only major U.S. carrier to avoid bankruptcy in the past decade. Its...
  • American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers

    American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers
    The parent company for American Airlines, the nation's third largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy, citing high labor costs and a volatile economy. American Airlines, the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and a carrier at Bob Hope...
  • American Airlines to cut 13,000 jobs

    American Airlines to cut 13,000 jobs
    American Airlines told its unions Wednesday it plans to cut 13,000 jobs from the staff of 88,000 at the nation's No. 3 airline. The cuts will fall most heavily on the airline's maintenance operations, which will lose 4,600 jobs. More than 4,000...
  • American Airlines Terminal At JFK Airport Re-Opened After Evacuation

    American Airlines Terminal At JFK Airport Re-Opened After Evacuation
    A busy terminal in New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport was reopened on Monday after a partial evacuation prompted by an unattended bag was found, according to a spokesman for American Airlines. The area around the ticketing desks had been...