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Things to do this week: Feb. 2 to 9; Mark Spowart; London Ontario, Canada - April 14, 2012. John (Jet) Williams (32) goes up for slam dunk during the warm up. The Harlem Globetrotters brought their show and defeated the International Elite to win the "World Championship" at the John Labatt Centre in London

Here are some things to do around Arizona this weekend, including Harlem Globetrotters performances, a Firehouse cookoff and a citywide scavenger hunt. Harlem Globetrotters The Harlem Globetrotters are known for traveling the country to showcase their spectacular basketball talents while performing a comedic act. The troupe is back in the Valley this weekend with shows… Read More →

Sky Harbor Offers Holiday Travel Tips


July is a busy travel time at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and passenger traffic for the July Fourth Holiday is expected to peak before the holiday on July 2nd and 3rd and after on July 6. America’s Friendliest Airport® has several travel tips to make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Save Money with… Read More →

American Airlines Group renews Tempe lease

Rio West Business Park
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

CBRE has negotiated a 201,724-square-foot lease at Rio West Business Park, a class A office complex located at 1821, 1921 and 2021 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe, Ariz. Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines Group, the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways, is the anchor tenant of the business park, where the company… 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

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 →

Mediator will help settle proposed airlines merger lawsuit

by in Business News | Travel

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

by in Business News | Travel

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

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 →

Spirit Airlines Joins Phoenix Sky Harbor


Spirit Airlines announced today that it will begin operations at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on October 24. This news comes on the heels of the US Airways, now the New American, increasing the presence of the largest airline in the world in Phoenix and of Volaris Airlines announcing nonstop flights to Mexico starting October… Read More →

Shareholders OK US Airways -American merger

AMR-US Airways

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?

by in Business News | Travel

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

by in Business News | Travel

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 →

Fuller planes help US Airways double profit

by in Business News | Travel

US Airways said net income doubled in the fourth quarter as its planes were fuller and it made more money off each passenger. The airline on Wednesday reported a profit of $37 million, or 22 cents per share, compared with $18 million, or 11 cents per share a year ago. Excluding special items, net income… Read More →

American Airlines studies options with US Airways

US Airways jet
by in Business News | Travel

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 →