Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and American Airlines CEO Tom Horton held a news conference Tuesday to announce Texas' support of an AA-US Airways merger.
Citing the government shutdown, the Department of Justice has requested a "stay of the proceedings" in the anti-trust case brought against the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
American Airlines says it will hire 1,500 new pilots over the next five years and offer jobs to the remaining pilots who are still furloughed.
American Airlines says it will hire 1,500 pilots over the next five years.
The new leader of an airline industry union says he'll increase lobbying, oppose outsourcing and help unions strengthen ties to local communities.
American Airlines and US Airways want to know whom the government interviewed before it sued to block the airlines' merger.
US Airways and American Airlines are extending their merger deadline by a month to give themselves time for an antitrust trial.
American Airlines and US Airways want to know why the federal government allowed previous airline mergers but seeks to block theirs.
American Airlines and US Airways employees and politicians rallied on Capitol Hill in support of the proposed airline merger.
The union representing American Eagle flight attendants says members are worried about their fate if the merger of American Airlines and US Airways goes through.