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What companies have the worst customer service?

service, a platform that produces thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected nearly 14,000 votes on what people think are the companies with the worst customer service. Nearly 5,000 votes were also collected on what people think are the most evil Internet companies. Here are the current rankings for both lists: Companies With… Read More →

Mesa Air Expands Partnership with American Airlines


Mesa Air Group, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with American Airlines for the addition of six CRJ-900 aircraft to its fleet of 51 aircraft currently under contract with American. The term of the agreement covering the additional six aircraft is eight years. “We are delighted to add these six CRJ-900 aircraft… Read More →

American, US Airways unite at Sky Harbor


In the next step to co-locate operations across the combined network, American Airlines Group Inc. today announces that American Airlines will join US Airways’ operation at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 4 on Wednesday, Feb. 26. With its last departure the night of Tuesday, Feb. 25, American will end operations at Terminal 3. The… Read More →

Deal reached for American, US Airways to merge

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The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world’s biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Washington’s Reagan National Airport and in other big cities. In August, the government sued to block the merger,… Read More →

Mediator will help settle proposed airlines merger lawsuit

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American Airlines, US Airways and the U.S. Justice Department say that they have agreed on a mediator to try to settle the government’s lawsuit against the airlines’ proposed merger. But if they can’t settle, the sides are preparing for a trial scheduled to start Nov. 25. The CEOs of American parent AMR Corp. and US… Read More →

Airports seek opportunity to support airline merger

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The airports dominated by American Airlines and US Airways say they’ll be hurt if the carriers can’t merge. The airports want to file a friend-of-the-court statement supporting the merger, which is the subject of a trial scheduled to start Nov. 25 in U.S. district court in Washington. The request was filed Monday by Dallas-Fort Worth… Read More →

US Airways dealt setback in merger-lawsuit trial

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A court-appointed official says American Airlines and US Airways shouldn’t get to know the identity of all the people that the government interviewed before trying to block the airlines’ proposed merger. The airlines also want to know what those people told the Justice Department. The court official, called a special master, recommended Thursday that the… Read More →

Shareholders OK US Airways -American merger

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US Airways and American Airlines moved closer to creating the world’s biggest airline Friday, as US Airways shareholders overwhelmingly approved their proposed merger. Shareholders of US Airways Group Inc. would get 28 percent of the shares in the combined company, with the rest going to creditors, employees and shareholders of American Airlines parent AMR Corp.… Read More →

How will airline merger impact Arizona?

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The potential merger of US Airways and American Airways raised fears in Arizona that the combined airline would ditch its major hub in Phoenix, costing thousands of jobs in a region just now recovering from the housing collapse and recession that crippled the economy for years. But when the merger was announced Thursday, city and… Read More →

Report: AMR, US Airways boards meet Wednesday

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Directors of American Airlines and US Airways reportedly plan to meet Wednesday to consider a merger. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that negotiators were still considering the makeup of the combined company’s board and an exact role for the CEO of American parent AMR Corp. US Airways and AMR declined to comment. The companies… Read More →

American Airlines studies options with US Airways

US Airways jet
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Directors of American Airlines’ parent company likely won’t make a decision when they meet Wednesday to consider a possible merger with US Airways, even as momentum for a deal is building. Investors have been bidding up US Airways’ stock price, and leaders of the two pilot unions agree on how to combine contracts, two developments… Read More →

American, US Airways move one step closer to merger


American Airlines and US Airways are one step closer to a potential merger. The companies said Friday they have started confidential merger talks. But a deal is still far from reality. “It does not mean we are merging — it simply means we have agreed to work together to discuss and analyze a potential merger,”… Read More →

What an American-US Airways merger means to you

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While American Airlines and US Airways have started merger discussions, it would be several months — if not years — before passengers see any real impact. Passengers with existing tickets on American or US Airways — and members of both frequent flier programs — shouldn’t fret. No changes will come anytime soon. Assuming quick merger… Read More →

9/11 Remembered on Facebook

9/11/2001 Remembered in Arizona
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9/11 videos and links being shared on Facebook this morning. Clint Eastwood America The Beautiful Peter Vega Pete was the best man in my wedding and a great friend. We served together in the USAF in California in the 80’s Some of us in the shop have recently gotten back in touch and have found… Read More →