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Deal reached for American, US Airways to merge

by in Business News | Economy

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 →

US Airways dealt setback in merger-lawsuit trial

by in Business News

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 →