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Judge Says American Can’t End Retiree Benefits Yet

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. American wants retirees who wish to keep their benefits to pay all the cost. Now the dispute could go to negotiations or a trial.

7 hours ago

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American Airlines Drops Bereavement Fares

Fort Worth-based American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative’s death.

02/26/2014

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Lawmakers Urge Bidding For Gates In Airline Merger

Four members of Congress say that all airlines — not just low-fare carriers — should be able to bid on gates and landing rights that Fort Worth-based American Airlines and US Airways will give up after their merger.

11/22/2013

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Justice Department Settles Lawsuit, Clears Way For AA-US Airways Merger

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.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

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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

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Airlines: Who Did DOJ Interview On Merger?

Fort Worth-based American Airlines and US Airways want to know whom the government interviewed before it sued to block the airlines’ merger, and what those people said.

09/24/2013

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AA CEO Talks About Airline’s Difficulties And Future

American Airlines’ CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues.

10/08/2012

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Bond Between Grapevine And AA Tested By Possible Merger

Many of AA’s pilots and flight attendants call Grapevine their home. How will a merger impact that relationship?

09/01/2012

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Airplanes Getting Bigger Overhead Luggage Bins

Packed planes and a high volume of carry-on luggage are forcing airlines to expand the storage space above a passenger’s head.

03/06/2012