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CEO's Severance Pay Under Fire

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

The Justice Department is objecting to a proposed $20 million severance payment for American Airlines CEO Tom Horton, saying it's bigger than allowed ...

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 ...

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...

A Look Back At Aviation In 2012

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

There's no better way to see the ebb and flow in the world of aviation than to go back and review the events of the past year. As I look at what I saw fit to write about in 2012, I appreciate the unconventional approach some airlines have taken in response to the rapid changes in the industry.

American Airlines And US Airways: Good Or Bad?

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Terry Gardner

Here's a look at how a merger may affect frequent fliers, followed by comments from management and representatives for the flight attendants and the pilots (for those like me that want to better understand why labor favors a merger).