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An American Airlines plane and a US Airways plane at parked at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

New American Airlines emerges as deal closes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world’s biggest airline. […]

12/09/2013

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Gov’t warns of more flight delays as blame flies

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after flight delays plagued much of the U.S., air travel is smoother Tuesday. But the government is warning passengers that the situation can change by the hour as it runs the nation’s air traffic control system with a smaller staff.

04/23/2013

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

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