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American Airlines US Airways Merger

Dave Jamieson

American Airlines, US Airways Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Join Union | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of service agents at American Airlines unionized with their new colleagues at US Airways on Tuesday, making the most of last y...

American, US Airways To Cross-Sell Flights

AP | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways will begin selling tickets this month on each other's flights, a small step in the airline...

We're One Step Closer To The World's Largest Airline

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday approved a settlement resolving U.S. regulators' opposition to a merger between AMR Corp and US Ai...

The Incredible Shrinking Airline Industry

Bill McGee | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Bill McGee

Now that the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways appears to be moving forward, questions linger about how the deal will impact air travelers.


AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business

DALLAS -- Opponents of the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the deal, claiming it would hurt consu...

World's Largest Airline In Jeopardy?

Reuters | Diane Bartz and Karen Jacobs | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) - A group of 19 attorneys general, led by Texas, has joined a U.S. Justice Department probe of a planned merger of Americ...

Government Review Finds Airline Merger Bad For Customers

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 06.20.2013 | Business

DALLAS -- A government review finds that the merger of American Airlines and US Airways would reduce competition on more than 1,600 routes traveled by...

The CEO Of The World's Biggest Airline Just Got A Huge Pay Increase

AP | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The CEO of US Airways received a 44 percent increase in compensation to $5.5 million last year. US Airways disclosed CEO Doug Parker'...

It's Official! World's Largest Airline Created

Reuters | Nick Brown | Posted 05.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK - AMR Corp , American Airlines' bankrupt parent, on Wednesday received court approval to merge with US Airways Group Inc and create the worl...

The End Of Cheap Airfare

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Time to shed a tear into your tiny plastic cups of tomato juice, because the merger between US Airways and American Airlines announced last week m...

American Airlines CEO Walking Away With Huge Exit Package

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

FORT WORTH, Texas — Tom Horton won't get to lead the new American Airlines after it merges with US Airways, but he'll get a going-away prize of ...

SEC Probing Possible Insider Trading Ahead Of Heinz Deal

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

The Major Merger's Real Winner

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

What The Merger Means For You

Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel

As American Airlines and US Airways announce plans to merge -- a deal that would create the world's largest airline -- passengers are naturally wonder...

Merger Takes Flight

AP | DAVID KOENIG and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

DALLAS — US Airways CEO Doug Parker has landed the big merger he sought for years. Now the soon-to-be CEO of the new American Airlines has to ma...

Huge Merger Imminent

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

* Both AMR, US Air boards OK merger, deal announcement Thurs * AMR creditors OK merger earlier on Wednesday -sources * Deal to value combined ai...

Major Merger Imminent

Posted 02.13.2013 | Business

American Airlines and U.S. Airways have agreed on the terms of a proposed merger, according to a tweet from Bloomberg News. Approval from both...

Merger To Create World's Largest Airline Just Days Away

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

* US Air's Parker to be CEO, Horton chairman till early 2014 * Merged airline seen valued between $10.5 bln and $11 bln ...

Eleazar David Melendez

The Big Loser In The American Airlines-US Airways Merger | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

Air travelers may end up losing big in a deal that would create the largest airline in the U.S., consumer advocates told The Huffington Post, after va...

Merger Could Come Next Week: Sources

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

* US Air board, AMR board could also meet Monday-sources * Deal may come as soon as Tuesday, but timing could slip (Adds negotiatio...

American Airlines-U.S. Airways Merger Near, Sources Say

Posted 02.06.2013 | Business

A merger agreement between American Airlines and US Airways is close to being reached, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. According to, a ...

Closer To A US Airways Merger?

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel

DALLAS -- Pilots at American Airlines approved a new labor contract, which could clear the way for consideration of a merger with US Airways. The pil...

Airline Merger Could Mean Higher Ticket Prices For You

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.25.2012 | Money

See those planes in the sky? They're not the only things climbing higher. A proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways probably would...

What A US Airways & American Airlines Merger Would Mean

Peter Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

My advice is to start planning ahead as much as you can so you can start to redeem your American and US Airways miles as quickly as you can.

Enormous Airline Merger

AP | DAVID KOENIG and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

UPDATE: CBS News is reporting that U.S. Airways has filed papers to begin the process of taking over American Airlines. U.S. Airways CEO Doug Parker d...