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  • American Airlines and US Airways complete merger

    American Airlines and US Airways complete merger
    American Airlines officially emerged from bankruptcy, closing a blockbuster deal with US Airways to become the world's largest airline. The parent companies of the two airlines, AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc., formally became American Airlines...
  • American Airlines fined $60,000 for violating price advertising rules

    American Airlines fined $60,000 for violating price advertising rules
    American Airlines has been fined $60,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation for falsely telling passengers that airline surcharges added to their fares were government taxes. The fine comes only two days after American Airlines' parent company,...
  • American Airlines' former CEO gets $17-million severance package

    American Airlines' former CEO gets $17-million severance package
    Thomas Horton, who was American Airlines' chief executive when its parent company filed for bankruptcy, will get his severance package valued at about $17 million. That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged...
  • American Airlines CEO to get $17-million severance package

    American Airlines CEO to get $17-million severance package
    The chief executive who led American Airlines through bankruptcy and a major merger will get a severance package valued at about $17 million. That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged from bankruptcy Monday...
  • Summers predicts Yellen will 'do a great job' as Fed chief

    Summers predicts Yellen will 'do a great job' as Fed chief
    WASHINGTON -- Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, who was the perceived front-runner to be the next Federal Reserve chief until he pulled out in the face of liberal opposition, predicted Wednesday that nominee Janet L. Yellen would be a...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff
    American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
  • Complaints against airlines are down in first nine months of 2013

    Complaints against airlines are down in first nine months of 2013
    Many airline seats are getting smaller. More carriers are putting price tags on all of those onboard extras you used to get for free. And cabins are more crowded than ever. Yet, complaints about airlines filed with the U.S. Transportation Department...
  • Five things to watch for at Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing

    Five things to watch for at Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing
    WASHINGTON -- The last time Janet L. Yellen faced a Senate confirmation hearing, she shared the witness table with two other nominees for about 90 minutes, answered a handful of relatively mild questions and was on her way to an easy confirmation to be...
  • Weekly jobless claims disappoint at 339,000 after upward revision

    Weekly jobless claims disappoint at 339,000 after upward revision
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims were higher than expected last week at 339,000 and figures for the previous week were revised upward, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists had expected the number of people filing for first-time...
  • Yellen to tell senators Fed must do more to help economy recover

    Yellen to tell senators Fed must do more to help economy recover
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve has helped the nation rebound from the Great Recession, but there still is more work to be done to reduce unemployment and get the economy back on track, Fed chair nominee Janet L. Yellen will tell senators at her...
  • Janet Yellen defends Fed stimulus efforts at confirmation hearing

    Janet Yellen defends Fed stimulus efforts at confirmation hearing
    WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet L. Yellen strongly defended the central bank's stimulus efforts under questioning at her Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, saying the controversial bond-buying program has helped the economy recover....