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New challenge for American-US Airways airline merger

American Airlines and US Airways say the government has reached the wrong conclusions about the planned merger of the two airlines. The Justice Department, joined by a half dozen states, filed a lawsuit today to […]

08/13/2013

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

People exit a plane from Ireland that made an emergency landing because of an unspecified threat, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

FBI meets plane in Philly after apparent threat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities are at Philadelphia’s airport because of an apparent bomb threat made in connection with an incoming flight from Ireland. USAirways Flight 777 from Shannon landed at Philadelphia International Airport on […]

08/07/2013

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

Bees delay US Airways Express flight from NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A US Airways Express flight left three hours late from a North Carolina airport after a swarm of bees kept crews from rolling the plane back from the gate. US Airways […]

07/24/2013

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Helicopter lands in NYC’s Hudson River; all safe

NEW YORK (AP) – New York authorities say a helicopter carrying four Swedish tourists has landed in the Hudson River off Manhattan, but everyone has been rescued. The incident happened shortly before noon Sunday in […]

06/30/2013

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Things to know when planning your vacation

There are lots of last-second fees you may have to pay before you go on that long-awaited vacation. Also, what about the big American–US Airways merger? Bob talks with Gabe Saglie, Senior Editor of Travelzoo.com.

05/06/2013

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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

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

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Air France: Man found in cockpit not an employee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Air France says a French man arrested after sitting inside the cockpit of a plane scheduled to fly from Philadelphia is not one of its employees.

03/22/2013

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

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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

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