US Airways - updates

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New American Airlines emerges as world's top carrier

Dec 10, 2013 - 9:17 AM

The new American Airlines Group is a goliath providing nearly 6 700 daily flights to more than 330 destinations in more than 50 countries

AVIATION BEHEMOTH. American Airlines jet with the company's new tail logo sits at a gate at O'Hare Airport on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

American Airlines, US Air to form largest US carrier

Feb 15, 2013 - 9:50 AM

American Airlines and US Airways announce a long expected merger that would create the largest US airline giving them more weight in an industry that has steadily consolidated in recent years

BIGGEST AIRLINE. The merger of American Airline and US Airways is the latest in the global industry consolidation and creates the biggest carrier in the US. Photo by AFP

American, US Airways boards approve deal: report

Feb 14, 2013 - 9:18 AM

The deal which would create the largest US airline company by revenue requires approval from antitrust regulators as well as a US bankruptcy court

Image courtesy of American Airlines.

American, US Airways near mega-merger

Feb 12, 2013 - 11:54 AM

Officials from the two companies declined to comment but The Wall Street Journal reported that their boards are scheduled to meet separately on Wednesday and a deal could be disclosed by Thursday

Image courtesy of American Airlines.

Explosives scare on US Airways flight

Sep 06, 2012 - 11:17 PM

A US Airways jetliner was forced to return to Philadelphia airport shortly after takeoff because of a false report of explosives aboard