A potential settlement clearing American/US Airways merger

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A potential settlement clearing American/US Airways merger

In the past week and a half since agreeing to the assistance offered by a mediator, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), American Airlines (AA) and US Airways have made significant progress towards settling the DOJ’s anti-trust lawsuit against the US$11 billion

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It’s the age of mega carriers: Will Air France-KLM raise its stake in ailing Alitalia?

Alitalia is fighting bankruptcy as its shareholders initiate efforts to

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Flaws found in US DOJ lawsuit against American/US Airways merger

Last month, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit attempting to block the proposed merger between American Airlines

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American/US Airways merger blocked: Is there a case for lesser evil?

The long awaited merger between American Airlines and US Airways has been blocked by the US Department of

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US GAO report on American Airlines/US Airways merger misguided

Last week, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) sent Gerald L. Dillingham, Ph.D, its director of physical infrastructure issues, to testify before

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Delta Air Lines’ Memphis de-hubbing spells end of an era

On June 5, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines announced that it was de-hubbing its once robust hub at Memphis International Airport,

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International Airlines Group entering a new dawn in 2013

It could have been much worse. International Airlines Group (IAG), formed by the merger between British and Spanish flag carriers British Airways

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Post-merger United Airlines well-positioned for a 2013 recovery

2012 was a difficult year for Chicago-based full service carrier United Airlines, who reported a 2012 full year net profit of US$589 million excluding

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Bankrupt American Airlines tells a familiar tale

It’s a familiar American airline story. Delta Air Lines went through it, so did United Airlines. Now it is Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines’ turn to

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Merging with US Airways makes most sense for American

When Tempe, Arizona-based US Airways announced a record US$321 million 2012 second-quarter net profit excluding special charges, up 203% from the corresponding

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