| |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.
| |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.
| |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.
|Thursday, Nov. 07, 2013
The Dallas/Fort Worth Airport board adopts a resolution in support of the American-US Airways merger.
|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.”
| |Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013
WASHINGTON — Airport nearest capital is center of battle over American-US Airways merger.
| |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.
| |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.
|Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
DALLAS — Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and three other airports dominated by American Airlines and US Airways say they’ll be hurt if the carriers can’t merge, and now they’ll get a chance to make their case to a federal judge.
| |Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
Third-quarter revenue grew 9.1 percent to a record $3.9 billion as the Arizona-based airline prepares for a trial to defend its plan to merge with American Airlines.
| |Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
In an interview, AMR CEO Tom Horton discusses how the company’s success may influence its antitrust case and how the uncertainty is affecting American’s workforce.
| |Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
FORT WORTH — CEO Tom Horton says the airline’s strong results, thanks to its bankruptcy restructuring, mean the company is positioned for a strong merger with US Airways.
| |Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
American’s first direct flights from DFW Airport to China would begin in 2014, using Boeing 777s.
|Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
DALLAS — Both carriers said they remain confident of winning the antitrust trial and eventually merging. A decision is expected by early January.
| |Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Special Master rules that the Justice Department does not have to provide most of the work documents and the names of people interviewed in its antitrust probe.
| |Tuesday, Oct. 01, 2013
The AG’s decision comes as a federal judge in Washington denies a request by Justice Department attorneys to temporarily halt the case while the U.S. government is shut down.
| |Monday, Sep. 30, 2013
Also, AMR Corp. CEO Tom Horton told employees that he is “optimistic” they will receive profit-sharing payments in March 2014 based on the airline’s strong performance this year.
| |Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013
Attorneys for the airlines are seeking internal documents on the Justice Department’s analysis of the proposed merger and past airline mergers.
| |Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2013
Harry Lombardo, a former Philadelphia transit worker, will lead the union that represents mechanics, fleet service workers and ground workers at American Airlines, as well as Southwest Airlines flight attendants.
| |Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013
The move is to allow time for an antitrust trial to be completed.