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Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

DOJ Announces Agreement In American-U.S. Airways Merger

The Justice Department announced on Tuesday a proposed settlement with U.S. Airways and American Airlines that will allow the merger to move forward.

11/12/2013

A plane takes off from Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Airline Merger Could Help Southwest Expand In D.C.

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.

10/24/2013

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

US Airways Net Income Dips On Higher Taxes

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.

10/23/2013

American Airlines parent company AMR Corporation's headquarters. (credit: Chuck Schechner/NewsRadio 1080 KRLD)

AMR Earns $289 Million In Q3

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.

10/17/2013

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Airlines Dealt Setback In Merger-Lawsuit Trial

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.

10/10/2013

American Air CEO Tom Horton and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott hold press conference at DFW Airport. Photo by C.Schechner, CBSDFW.COM)

Abbott Settles Texas Challenge To Airline Merger

The Texas attorney general says the state has reached a settlement in its challenge to the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

10/01/2013

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)

Feds Seek To Delay Airline Merger Trial

The Justice Department asked for a delay in the trial over the merger of American Airlines and US Airways because of the shutdown of the federal government.

10/01/2013

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 Plans To Hire 1,500 Pilots

American Airlines said that it will hire 1,500 pilots over the next five years, and recall the airline’s pilots who have been furloughed. The carrier plans to start recruiting this fall.

09/30/2013

American Airlines pilots protest in support of the Allied Pilots Association on October 31 outside Terminal D at DFW (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

New Airline Union Boss Not Afraid Of Strikes

The newly elected leader of airline industry union TWU said that he will increase lobbying, oppose outsourcing and help unions strengthen ties to local communities.

09/26/2013

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Airlines Extend Merger Agreement

American Airlines and US Airways on Monday morning agreed to extend their merger agreement, pushing back the date that either carrier could terminate their merger plan.

09/23/2013

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 Air Employees Rally On Capitol Hill

Hundreds of American Airlines and US Airways employees rallied outside of Capitol Hill on Wednesday to build support for the airlines’ proposed $14 billion merger.

09/18/2013

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Merger Worries American Eagle Flight Attendants

The union representing American Eagle flight attendants says members are worried about their fate if the merger of American Airlines and US Airways goes through.

09/18/2013

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