A new US giant is born

Two of the largest US carriers have merged, with the completion of the deal between AMR Corporation – owners of American Airways - and US Airways Group. The new American Airlines will have a network with nearly 6,700 daily flights to more than 330 destinations in more than 50 countries and more than 100,000 employees worldwide. Under the deal, US Airways will exit Star Alliance on 30 March 2014 and ... [+]

Blow to AA-USAir merger

The US Justice Department and the attorneys general of six states and the District of Columbia, have taken the airline world by surprise in filing a lawsuit seeking to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways. According to US press reports, both carriers had earlier said that they expected the ... [+]

American and US Airways to merge

American Airlines parent company AMR Corporation has signed a merger deal with US Airways Group to create a combined carrier worth around $11 billion. Operating under the American Airlines name, it will offer more than 6,700 daily flights to 336 destinations in 56 countries. The combined airline is planning to ... [+]

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