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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)

Judge refuses to block American-US Airways merger

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge refused to block a merger between American Airlines and US Airways on Friday, saying a bankruptcy judge correctly rejected arguments made by a lawyer for some consumers. San Francisco […]

12/06/2013

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

Uncertainty awaits airline industry without merger

DALLAS (AP) — The merger between American Airlines and US Airways was supposed to cap an era of consolidation that helped the airline industry return to profitability. And it would make American a viable competitor […]

08/14/2013

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

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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AP Sources: American Airlines, US Airways to merge

DALLAS (AP) — The merger of American Airlines and US Airways, to be formally announced Thursday, caps a turbulent half-decade of bankruptcies and consolidation for the U.S. airline industry, leaving 4 big carriers.

02/13/2013

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

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

AMR expects about 4,400 job cuts, warns 11,000

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees although a spokesman says the company expects job losses to be closer to 4,400. The notices went out to mechanics […]

09/18/2012

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