The carriers are taking their merger step by step, including the move for each to sell tickets on some flights operated by the other airline.
The Justice Department's anti-trust division and several attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit challenging the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
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The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit seeking to block the merger of the two major airlines. Here's what you need to read to catch up on the news.
Computer glitches can be frustrating, but what about when they keep an entire airline company from taking off? That’s what happened yesterday, when American Airlines had to cancel over 400 flights.
Like any new couple, the American-US Airways merged airline will eventually have to decide things like, which new planes to buy -- and that can get complicated.
Multibillion-dollar deals involving Dell, American Airlines and Heinz may portend another boom in giant mergers and buyouts. But historians warn most mergers go bust.