After a two-hour hearing on Monday, a federal bankruptcy court judge said he needs more time to decide whether to approve American Airlines bankruptcy plan.
After months of legal turbulence, it will soon be smooth flying for American Airlines and US Airways.
The U.S. Justice Department has settled its lawsuit, clearing the way for the airlines’ $14 billion 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.
American Airlines announced new non-stop flights to China from DFW International Airport.
American Airlines and US Airways won’t appeal a rejection of their request for more information about the government’s antitrust case.
Justice Department lawyers urged a federal judge not to dismiss the government’s fraud lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, arguing the U.S. Postal Service was tainted by its sponsorship of his team while he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.
American Airlines and US Airways want to know why the federal government allowed previous airline mergers but seeks to block theirs.
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus and the Texas NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn the state’s Voter ID law, joining the Justice Department in fighting the law.
A federal judge has refused to approve American Airline’s reorganization plan, which would allow it to exit bankruptcy.
The U.S. government wants to wait until March for a trial on its lawsuit aimed at blocking the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.
Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.