| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Every employee union involved in the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways has endorsed the marriage that would create the nation's largest carrier.
Well, almost every labor group.
The flight attendants for American Eagle, the regional...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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;...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Cross Texas off the list of states that oppose the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Texas was one of seven states that had joined the U.S. Department of Justice and the District of Columbia in filing a suit to block the airlines from...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Although American Airlines' parent company is still in bankruptcy and a merger with US Airways is on hold, the Fort Worth-based airline is moving forward with plans to grow.
American Airlines announced Monday that it plans to recruit and hire 1,500...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, the parent companies of American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to extend their merger plans for an extra month.
The expiration date to merge the airlines to create the nation's largest airline...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A merger between US Airways and American Airlines, creating the nation's largest air carrier, has taken another step forward with the approval of a majority of US Airways shareholders.
About 99% of US Airways Group shareholders who voted Friday...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:07 PM
A bankruptcy judge in New York has endorsed a plan to merge American Airlines and US Airways, pending the outcome of a legal challenge by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Judge Sean Lane approved the merger plan Thursday at a hearing in U.S. bankruptcy...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The merger to create the world's largest airline will have to get the green light from a U.S. District Court. The question now is when will the trial start.
The U.S. Department of Justice asked a district court judge Tuesday to set a March 3 trial...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:22 AM
AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, reported a $292-million profit for the month of July, a new monthly record for the company that is trying to exit bankruptcy in the next few months.
Excluding $57 million in reorganization fees, the...
| 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.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:05 AM
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways expected to spend this week cruising toward completion of a merger that would create the world's biggest airline.
Instead, they were stunned Tuesday when the federal government and six states sued...