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American Airlines and US Airways jets prepare for flight at a gate at the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Govt, states challenge proposed airline merger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general on Tuesday challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp. The Justice […]

08/13/2013

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American expects flights to return to normal

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is promising to run a near-normal operation on Wednesday, and that would be just fine for the tens of thousands of passengers who were stranded by a mammoth technology meltdown at the nation’s third-biggest airline.

04/17/2013

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American Airlines halts flights, passengers stuck

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes. The FAA said American asked to halt its flights until 5 p.m. EDT.

04/16/2013

US Airways and American Airlines planes at DFW International Airport. (AP Photo)

Judge approves American-US Airways merger

NEW YORK (AP) — The $11 billion merger of American Airlines and US Airways won bankruptcy court approval Wednesday.

03/27/2013

US Airways and American Airlines planes at DFW International Airport. (AP Photo)

Airline CEOs defend merger before Senate panel

(AP) — The CEOs of American Airlines and US Airways reassured a Senate panel that their merger would not lead to fewer flights or lost jobs. The merger would create the world’s biggest airline and provide more competition for United and Delta, the CEOs said.

03/19/2013

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Airline merger could squeeze some hub airports

CHICAGO (AP) — A merged American Airlines and US Airways will carry more passengers around the world than any other, but even the biggest airline flying doesn’t need eight hub airports on the ground.

02/14/2013

American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER jet in flight

American, US Airways could be close to merger

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of American Airlines parent AMR Corp. is in talks about becoming chairman if his company merges with US Airways.

01/29/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

American Eagle pilot arrested at Minn. airport

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Airport police arrested an American Eagle pilot Friday after he failed a blood-alcohol breath test as he prepared to fly from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New York City, authorities said.

01/04/2013

With new storm pending, airlines take no chances

NEW YORK (AP) – Major airlines are scrapping flights in and out of the New York area ahead of the second significant storm in little more than a week. United, the world’s largest airline, is […]

11/07/2012

American puts up 'help wanted' sign after buyouts

NEW YORK (AP) – Wanted: A few good recruits to serve coffee and help combat terrorism at 30,000 feet. American Airlines said Wednesday that it will post job openings for 1,500 flight attendants next month. […]

10/17/2012

American says it has fixed seats on 42 planes

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it has repaired 42 of 48 planes that were pulled aside and inspected because the seats could come loose. The airline said around midday Friday that all seat repairs […]

10/05/2012

AA says it knows why seats came loose on planes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – American Airlines has canceled dozens of flights as it scrambles to fix seats that could pop loose during flight. The airline said Thursday that it has come up with a […]

10/04/2012

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