Southwest Airlines lands 22 slots at LaGuardia

| |Friday, Dec. 06, 2013

Southwest Airlines and Virgin America will receive slots at New York’s LaGuardia Airport as part of the settlement that American Airlines reached last month with the Justice Department.

Southwest, Virgin America reportedly getting LaGuardia slots

|Wednesday, Dec. 04, 2013

Talks are underway on how American and US Airways will divest slots for 104 daily flights at Washington’s Reagan National Airport, sources say.

Judge OKs American’s settlement with Justice Department

| |Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

The ruling clears the way for a Dec. 9 consummation of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

Judge to announce decision on airline merger Wednesday morning

| |Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane scheduled a hearing for 9 a.m. to announce his decision on whether to approve the antitrust settlement and approve or deny a request for a temporary restraining order.

Judge to rule soon on request to delay American-US Airways merger

| |Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

A San Francisco attorney, who filed a lawsuit challenging the deal, calling it anti-competitive, is seeking a temporary restraining order to block the merger as his case proceeds. The airlines argued vehemently against it.

How the new American stacks up against its rivals

| |Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

After the merger with US Airways, American Airlines will once again be the biggest airline, with the leverage to win business customers.

Attorney seeks temporary restraining order to halt airline merger

| |Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane will consider the request from San Francisco attorney Joseph Alioto on Monday, as he considers whether to approve the antitrust settlement and bless the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

American, US Airways flight attendant unions squabbling

| |Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Union publicly spar over methods for integrating two unions after airline merger.

AMR stock goes from nearly worthless to worthwhile

| |Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

Strong prospects for the merger of American Airlines and US Airways have raised the value of the companies and allowed shareholders of AMR Corp. to come out of bankruptcy with some money.

American announces new stock ticker symbol: AAL

| |Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

The new American Airlines will trade under the stock ticker symbol AAL on the NASDAQ exchange when the company completes its merger with US Airways.

Delta wants to bid on airport slots in Washington and at Love Field

| |Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

Department of Justice says slots being divested by American and US Airways should go to low-cost carriers, not legacy airlines like Delta and United.

American must give up two gates at Love Field as part of settlement

| |Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

American hasn’t used the gates in Dallas since 2009 and leases them to Delta Air Lines.

Settlement terms won’t hurt American, US Airways, executives say

| |Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

By giving up gates and slots at several airports including Reagan National in Washington and LaGuardia in New York, American and US Airways expect to complete their merger in mid-December.

Virgin America to tell court it opposes airline merger

| |Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

The carrier, which caters to business travelers, maintains that slot divestitures by American Airlines and US Airways will not help consumers, who will have fewer choices after a merger.

Election could lead Virginia to pull out of American-US Airways case

| |Friday, Nov. 08, 2013

Virginia’s Ken Cuccinelli, who lost his race for governor, was one of six attorneys general to join the Justice Department in its antitrust suit against American Airlines and US Airways.

Southwest, JetBlue interested in American’s landing slots

|Thursday, Nov. 07, 2013

The Dallas/Fort Worth Airport board adopts a resolution in support of the American-US Airways merger.

Holder: American, US Airways merger OK if ...

|Monday, Nov. 04, 2013

The U.S. Attorney General says settlement of the government’s antitrust lawsuit is possible if the airlines shed assets at “key constrained airports.”

To save merger, US Air, American may seek changes at Reagan National

| |Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013

Airport nearest capital is center of battle over American-US Airways merger.

American, US Airways make initial settlement offer in Justice suit

| |Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Airlines offer to give up takeoff and landing slots at Reagan National Airport, where they control more than 60 percent of the nonstop routes.

Airlines, Justice agree to work with mediator on antitrust case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

AMR Corp. CEO Tom Horton says he thinks there’s a way to reach a settlement with the federal government on the merger lawsuit.