Attorney General Eric Holder says American Airlines and US Airways must make broad concessions if they want to settle a lawsuit blocking their proposed merger.
People familiar with the discussions say American Airlines and US Airways will propose giving up some takeoff and landing rights at Washington’s Reagan National Airport in hopes of settling a government lawsuit blocking their merger.
The CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. assumes that American and US Airways will eventually merge, and he wants some of their takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.
A California Congressman is receiving plenty of praise after saving a man’s life on a flight to DFW.
Higher taxes reduced US Airways’ third-quarter profit, but the airline still beat Wall Street expectations on a combination of more traffic and higher average fares.
US Airways said Wednesday that third-quarter net income was $216 million, or $1.04 per share. That’s down 12 percent from $245 million, or $1.24 per share, a year ago.
American Airlines parent company AMR said that it earned $289 million in the third quarter. That marks a big turnaround from a loss of $238 million a year earlier.
American Airlines announced new non-stop flights to China from DFW International Airport.
The big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of so-called slimline models that take up less space from front to back, allowing for five or six more seats on each plane.
American Airlines and US Airways won’t appeal a rejection of their request for more information about the government’s antitrust case.
A court-appointed official says American Airlines and US Airways shouldn’t get to know the identity of all the people that the government interviewed before trying to block the airlines’ proposed merger.
A special group of thrill-seekers soared through the skies over Fort Worth, as members of the all-veterans parachute team took some fellow warriors “falling.”