| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:35 AM
U.S. bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane on Wednesday approved American Airlines' and US Airways' antitrust settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, clearing the legal path for the two airlines to complete their merger.
The carriers announced they will...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:12 AM
AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, will merge with US Airways Group on Dec. 9 to become the world’s largest airline, replacing Chicago-based United Airlines.
The widely expected announcement came Wednesday after a U.S. bankruptcy court in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has cleared the $11 billion merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the world's largest airline, but it did so only after both agreed to surrender enough slots for discount carriers to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:05 AM
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways expected to spend this week cruising toward completion of a merger that would create the world's biggest airline.
Instead, they were stunned Tuesday when the federal government and six states sued...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines won bankruptcy court approval Wednesday to combine with US Airways and form the world's biggest airline.
"The merger is an excellent result. I don't think anybody disputes that," Judge Sean H. Lane said before...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:02 AM
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways say they have agreed to merge in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's biggest airline.
The combined carrier will be called American Airlines but run by US Airways CEO Doug Parker.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:36 AM
My colleague Ken Kaye reports of the local impact of the pending merger.
How will passengers at South Florida’s local airports be affected by the merger?
Initially, they’ll see almost no changes at all, as airline officials anticipate it...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - A merged American Airlines and US Airways will carry more passengers around the world than any other, but even the biggest airline flying doesn't need eight hub airports on the ground.
That means amid the hoopla of Thursday's merger...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Airfares are rising, planes are packed, and carriers are abandoning less-profitable routes.
What's to blame? Climbing fuel prices.
And there will be no relief in the immediate future, according to an analysis released by the Federal Aviation...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flying is getting better. Honest.
For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, "better" may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Delta Air Lines is putting together a financial flight plan with an equity firm to see if it can buy American Airlines. The Wall Street Journal reports as AMR Corp. struggles to survive, Delta is in a position to land a deal.
“I think Delta and...