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American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Airline Merger Hearing Set For Next Month

A bankruptcy judge will consider the merger of American Airlines and US Airways on March 27. The two carriers last week announced plans to merge in an $11 billion deal.

02/22/2013

American Airlines new CEO Thomas Horton. (credit: Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

In Path To American’s Merger, 1 CEO Had To Leave

When the airline filed for bankruptcy in November 2011, Tom Horton was simultaneously elevated to CEO. But from the minute he reached the top, a number of forces started converging against him.

02/18/2013

Tom Horton, President of American Airlines, addresses the media during a press conference. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

AMR CEO In Line For $20 Million Severance

AMR CEO Tom Horton won’t get to lead the new American Airlines after it merges with US Airways, but he will get a going-away prize of nearly $20 million.

02/15/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

American Airlines & US Airways Merge

After months of courtship, American Airlines and US Airways are officially tying the knot. In the aviation industry’s newest marriage, the two carriers will create the world’s largest airline.

02/14/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

American, US Airways Getting Closer To Merger

More of the pieces seem to be falling into place and a picture is starting to emerge of what an American Airlines-US Airways merger might look like.

01/29/2013

U.S. Airways CEO Doug Parker Discuss Merger Efforts With American Airlines

US Airways CEO Tells National Press Club It’s Time To Merge With AA

US Airways CEO Doug Parker is travelling the country telling anyone and everyone that this is the right time for his airline to merge with Fort Worth-based American Airlines.

07/18/2012

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

US Airways CEO Says Merger Delays ‘Fine By Us’

The CEO of US Airways says he still wants to merge with American Airlines, but he’s in no hurry.

07/05/2012

American Airlines aircraft. (credit: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images)

US Airways Files For American Airlines Merger; Unions On Board

US Airways announced that it wants to merge with American Airlines. While it has not made an offer, it has struck an agreement with the airline’s unions.

04/20/2012

Tom Horton, President of American Airlines, addresses the media during a press conference. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

American Brat Pack: Where Airline CEOs Came Of Age

In the 1980s, young graduates in a Dallas office were tasked with making sense of deregulation. Today, four of them are running airlines.

12/29/2011

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