Coverage of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways

US Airways CEO Talks About New Airline's Leaders

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013  |  Updated 12:51 PM CDT
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AA-US Airways Merger Goes Before Congressional Committee

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Doug Parker (L), Chairman and CEO of US Airways, and Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines speak during a news conference to announce the merger of the two airlines February 14, 2013 in Dallas Texas. US Airways and American Airlines have agreed to an $11 billion merger, creating the largest airline in the world. The airline will be called American Airlines and be headed by US Airways CEO Doug Parker.

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Could Take Two Years for AA and US Airways to Combine

The new carrier created by the merger of American Airlines and US Airways will be based in Fort Worth. It likely will be months before the frequent-flier programs are combined and years before the two airlines are fully integrated. The deal announced today is worth $11 billion.

AA-US Airways Merger Goes Before Congressional Committee

Leaders from American Airlines and US Airways went before a congressional subcommittee Tuesday answering tough questions about the future of the merged airlines.
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The man in line to lead American Airlines after a merger with US Airways expects to announce a new management team before closing the deal.

US Airways CEO Doug Parker also says he'll give current executives with Fort Worth-based American a chance to remain.

A video of Parker's comments was posted Wednesday by the union representing American Airlines pilots. He and other US Airways executives spoke to leaders of both pilot unions last week in Texas.

The companies on Feb. 14 announced they plan to merge and create the world's biggest airline. The deal hinges on approval by antitrust regulators, the judge handling American's bankruptcy case and shareholders of both companies.

American parent AMR Corp. filed for bankruptcy reorganization in 2011.


American Airlines Merger:
Complete coverage of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways into the newly-formed Fort Worth-based company, American Airlines Group (AAL). Click here for more.

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