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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

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Judge Questions Giving OK To AMR Bankruptcy Plan

A judge asked American Airlines’ lawyers to explain why he should approve the company’s plan to merge with US Airways and exit bankruptcy protection while the merger is being challenged by the federal government.

08/15/2013

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Management Shake-Up At American Airlines

There has been a shake-up for the management team at American Airlines. The changes were announced on Monday morning, and are set to start once the company merges with US Airways.

06/10/2013

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)

New American Airlines Leaders Named Soon

American Airlines and US Airways will soon announce the senior executives of their combined company. The airlines said that an announcement could come in late May or early June.

05/07/2013

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American Airlines Recovers After System Glitch

American Airlines was back up and running on Wednesday morning after a computer glitch forced the carrier to cancel nearly 1,000 flights on Tuesday.

04/17/2013

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

Judge Denies AMR CEO’s Severance Deal

A federal bankruptcy judge has denied a proposed $20 million severance payment for the CEO of American Airlines as part of the company’s merger with US Airways.

04/12/2013

Doug Parker (L), Chairman and CEO of US Airways, and Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines speak during a news conference to announce the merger of the two airlines February 14, 2013 in Dallas Texas.  (Photo by Donna McWilliam/Getty Images

Judge Approves American-US Airways Merger

The widely-expected decision by Judge Sean H. Lane helps clear the way for the two carriers form the world’s biggest airline, with 6,700 daily flights and annual revenue of roughly $40 billion.

03/27/2013

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)

U.S. Official Opposes Payment To AMR CEO

A federal official opposes a nearly $20 million severance payment to the CEO of the parent company of American Airlines in the carrier’s proposed merger with US Airways.

03/19/2013

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

AMR Promotes Executive Involved In Merger

American Airlines has promoted an executive closely involved in overseeing the proposed merger with US Airways.

03/08/2013

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

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