| 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 12, 2013
| 12:07 PM
A bankruptcy judge in New York has endorsed a plan to merge American Airlines and US Airways, pending the outcome of a legal challenge by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Judge Sean Lane approved the merger plan Thursday at a hearing in U.S. bankruptcy...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The mayors of six cities and a county with major airline hubs are lobbying the U.S. Justice Department to drop its opposition to a merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
The mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia; Dallas; Fort Worth; Phoenix;...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
American Airlines and US Airways want to get the show on the road in their fight with the U.S. Justice Department, which last week sued to block an $11 billion merger of the two airlines.
On Thursday, the airlines' lawyers filed a motion requesting a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:11 AM
U.S. household debt declined by $78 billion in the second quarter from the previous quarter, a decline of 0.7%, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Wednesday.
Total U.S. household debt declined from $11.23 trillion in the first three months of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has dropped its bid to recruit about 12,000 aircraft mechanics and other personnel at American Airlines, marking the end to what had become a bitter fight between unions. Their battle to wrest control from the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The New York Times website was down Wednesday morning because of "technical difficulties," the newspaper said.
Users trying to access nytimes.com were greeted by an error message.
The New York Times, via its Twitter feed, did not give an...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:11 AM
I think it’s for the best that the enraged, engaging Alec Baldwin, who seems never to have acquired the ability to control his volcanic temper despite multiple public embarrassments over the years, has decided to quit Twitter.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:22 AM
AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, reported a $292-million profit for the month of July, a new monthly record for the company that is trying to exit bankruptcy in the next few months.
Excluding $57 million in reorganization fees, the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A merger between US Airways and American Airlines, creating the nation's largest air carrier, has taken another step forward with the approval of a majority of US Airways shareholders.
About 99% of US Airways Group shareholders who voted Friday...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The New York Times website appeared to be slowly coming back online after being out for about an hour Wednesday.
The outage, which caught readers and the Times' newsroom offguard, seems to be over.
The New York Times communications department said...