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Airline Merger

Day One of the US Airways/American Merger

George Hobica | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

The first steps in the gradual integration of American Airlines and US Airways have been announced. These are just baby steps.

Surprise: Fares Are Up

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 08.16.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- The government is trying to put a stop to rising airfares and fees by blocking the latest airline merger – but for fliers, it's alre...

A New American Airlines?

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

"It's time to make a change..." So says one of American Airlines' slick new commercials. Here's a slideshow to help the "old" American get some ideas of items they may want to address in formulating the NEWness in the "new" American.

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...

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 Set To Take Off

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.11.2013 | 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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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.

Flying The Unfriendly Skies

David Fagin | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
David Fagin

So, how come everyone you talk to now refers to it as "United F#&*n Airlines?" That's easy. Just pull back the first-class curtain and you will see the "friendly skies" aren't so friendly after all.

British Airways, Iberia May Combine: Transatlantic Deal With American Next?

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — British Airways PLC and Spain's Iberia SA said Tuesday they are in talks over a potential all-share combination. BA and Iberia, which ...

Delta, Northwest Agree to Combine

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc. and Northwest Airlines Corp., squeezed by record high fuel prices and a slowing economy, are combining in a stock...

United Airlines Is Looking To Merge

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UAL Corp (UAUA.O), parent of the No. 2 U.S. carrier United Airlines, is keen for a possible merger, according to an article in the Dec 3 edition of Bu...

Hedge Fund Pushes Delta To Merge With Rival United

AP | Harry R. Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UAL Corp.'s United Airlines and Delta Air Lines Inc. have been discussing a combination between the nation's second- and third-largest carriers that w...