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Airline Merger Moves Closer To Takeoff

After nearly two years, American Airlines has just been cleared for takeoff from bankruptcy, and can now merge with US Airways. The deal is set to be closed on December 9.

11/27/2013

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Long-Awaited AA Bankruptcy Plan Decision Expected This Week

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.

CBS 11–11/25/2013

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

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

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)

Flight Attendants Fight Ahead Of Merger

Rival unions are fighting over how to represent 24,000 flight attendants at the new American Airlines, which expects a merger with US Airways to happen next month.

11/21/2013

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 To Be Listed On Nasdaq

The airline to be formed by the merger of American Airlines and US Airways said Friday that it will use the ticker symbol “AAL” and trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market.

11/15/2013

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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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Holder: Airlines Must Make Concessions To Merge

Attorney General Eric Holder says American Airlines and US Airways must make broad concessions if they want to settle a lawsuit blocking their proposed merger.

11/04/2013

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

American, US Airways Aim To Settle Merger Lawsuit

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.

10/30/2013

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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

Higher taxes reduced US Airways’ third-quarter profit, but the airline still beat Wall Street expectations on a combination of more traffic and higher average fares.

10/23/2013

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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