American Airlines And US Airways Complete Merger, Creating World's Largest Airline

Luggage is loaded on to an American Airlines jet as it is prepared for a flight at O'Hare Airport on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  American Airlines announced today that it had completed a merger deal with US Airways. The deal will make American Airlines the world's largest airline, flying about 6,700 flights per day.

( Scott Olson / Getty Images / December 9, 2013 )

Luggage is loaded on to an American Airlines jet as it is prepared for a flight at O'Hare Airport on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. American Airlines announced today that it had completed a merger deal with US Airways. The deal will make American Airlines the world's largest airline, flying about 6,700 flights per day.

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