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Major airlines under investigation for collusion

Jul 2, 2015
The DOJ is looking into whether airlines have worked together to keep prices high.

American Airlines, Orbitz on the outs

Aug 27, 2014
How will the withdrawal affect Orbitz? And how does a relationship like this work?

American and US Airways start code-sharing as a step toward unifying operations

Jan 23, 2014
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.

US Airways merger with American cleared for takeoff

Nov 28, 2013
A bankruptcy judge clears American Airlines to merge, which leaves the U.S. airline industry with three giant airline plus a few others.

Why is the Department of Justice trying to block the American-US Airways merger from takeoff?

Aug 13, 2013
The Justice Department's anti-trust division and several attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit challenging the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

Everything you need to know about the American-US Airways merger

Aug 13, 2013
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.

American Airlines legroom: How much is an inch worth?

Jun 17, 2013
American Airlines plans to make coach seats thinner and adjust the amount of legroom in some seats.

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When airlines outgrow their computers

Apr 17, 2013
American lost access to its computer system yesterday and had to ground hundreds of flights. Maybe it's time for the industry to hit the update button.

American Airlines stuck on the tarmac over systems glitch

Apr 17, 2013
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.

American Airlines grounded; economists make Excel mistake

Apr 16, 2013
A computer glitch and an Excel mistake each made today's news.