| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Every employee union involved in the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways has endorsed the marriage that would create the nation's largest carrier.
Well, almost every labor group.
The flight attendants for American Eagle, the regional...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, the parent companies of American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to extend their merger plans for an extra month.
The expiration date to merge the airlines to create the nation's largest airline...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Although American Airlines' parent company is still in bankruptcy and a merger with US Airways is on hold, the Fort Worth-based airline is moving forward with plans to grow.
American Airlines announced Monday that it plans to recruit and hire 1,500...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Cross Texas off the list of states that oppose the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Texas was one of seven states that had joined the U.S. Department of Justice and the District of Columbia in filing a suit to block the airlines from...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A day after the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the mega-merger of American Airlines and US Airways, attorneys for the carriers called the legal challenge weak and said they are looking forward to battling the government in court.
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Bankruptcy is bringing income down at American Airlines Inc. parent AMR Corp., as restructuring costs pushed the company into a $1.7-billion loss for the first quarter.
Without the $1.4-billion bankruptcy burden, AMR said its loss would have been $248...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Do airlines deliberately withhold seats until the last minute to get you to splurge on pricier options?
Along the same lines, do airlines create a false impression that a flight is rapidly selling out so you'll jump on any seat available, no matter...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Prosecutors unsealed an indictment detailing insider-trading charges against one of the kings of American finance, Rajat Gupta, who surrendered to authorities earlier Wednesday morning. A grand jury charged Gupta, the former head of the McKinsey & Co....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The parent company for American Airlines, the nation's third largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy, citing high labor costs and a volatile economy. American Airlines, the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, sought to assure passengers...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:36 PM
American Airlines has filed for bankruptcy protection; the impact depends upon one's perspective. For most fliers, the American Airlines bankruptcy should have little immediate impact....